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S.S. Crofton Hall


 
Gross Tonnage:5,378Net:3,322
Dimensions:405' 2" x 52' 1" x 27' 9"MC Type:
 
Builder:W. Hamilton & Co. Ltd.
Pt. Glasgow, Scotland
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
235

1913
Engines:4SB, 12cf, GS215, HS8800Engine Builder:D. Rowan & Co.
Glasgow, Scotland
Navigation:ElecLight, WirelessDecks, etc.:2 Decks(Stl) & Web Frames, Longitudinal Framing, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began Isthmian Service:1914Ended Isthmian Service:1933

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1913
135439
Crofton HallC.G. Dunn & Co., Ltd.
Liverpool
JBPN
LiverpoolBritish
1914
212572
Crofton HallU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
LDPS
New YorkUS
1933
 
Commercial TravelerMoore McCormick Lines
New York
 
  
1934
 
CucutaColumbian Government
 
CartagenaColombian

Events:
1914: CROFTON HALL became the unoffical flagship of the line, carrying both freight and passengers to River Plate ports until sold in 1933.
10/15/17: Requistioned by the War Department.
7/29/19: Returned to Isthmian by the Shipping Board.
1923: Converted from coal to fuel oil.
1934: Becomes the training ship for the Colombian Navy.

Disposition DateComments
1957Sold by the Colombian government, after service as a Naval Training Ship, to Eckhardt & Co. The vessel arrived at Hamburg, Germany for scrapping, in tow of the Dutch tug HUMBER, 3/4/57, having left Belem 12/31/56.





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