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S.S. Foxton Hall


 
Gross Tonnage:4,247Net:2,734
Dimensions:368' 2" x 49' 5" x 19' 0"MC Type:
 
Builder:J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd.
Sunderland, UK
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
393

1902
1/02
Engines:T.3Cy.26",44",72"-48"Engine Builder:N.E. Marine Eng. Co.
Sld
Navigation:Decks, etc.:1 Deck(Steel) & Spar Deck(part Iron & part Steel)

Began Isthmian Service:1914Ended Isthmian Service:1914

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1902
115241
Foxton HallC.G. Dunn & Co., Ltd.
Liverpool
TFCS
LiverpoolBritish
1914
 
Foxton HallU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
LDQM
New YorkUnited States

Events:
1903: Master, C.S. Kilvert
9/13/14: U.S. flagged at Cristobal, first Isthmian vessel to transit the Panama Canal from west to east, headed to New York with nitrites. First foreign built vessel to transfer to U.S. flag at one of the Canal ports.

Disposition DateComments
19149/23: Sunk after explosion and fire off Watling Island on voyage Caleta Coloso to New York with a cargo of nitrate. First Isthmian vessel to be lost at sea.

The information on this web site is the kind contribution of our Historian, Skip Lewis, 2003. Skip, whose dad sailed for Isthmian, is an avid collector and researcher of everything Isthmian and States Marine. In his quest, he has used many sources and publications including Lloyd's of London and Imperial Steel by John Atherton.

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