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S.S. Memphis City


 
Gross Tonnage:5,686Net:3,450
Dimensions:424' 2" x 56' 2" x 26' 5"MC Type:
 
Builder:Chickasaw Shipbuilding & Car Co.
Chickasaw, AL
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
12

1921
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:Federal Shipbuilding Co.
Kearny, NJ
Navigation:GyCDecks, etc.:2 Decks 3tr B, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began Isthmian Service:1921Ended Isthmian Service:1947

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1921
221511
Memphis CityU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
MDBQ
New YorkUS
1930
221511
Memphis CityJuly: Isthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
MDBQ
New YorkUS
1933
221511
Memphis CityIsthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
KDTR
New YorkUS
1947
 
MariaNorth Pacific Maritime Co., S.A.
New York
 
PanamaPanamanian

Events:


Disposition DateComments
10/30/47Wrecked in river Scheldt.


Photo courtesy of Jamie Ryan 2004 - All rights reserved.






S.S. Memphis City

Painting and photo courtesy of David Boone - Marine Artist 2004 - All rights reserved.





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