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S.S. Steel Exporter


 
Gross Tonnage:5,687Net:3,450
Dimensions:424' 2" x 56' 2" x 26' 5"MC Type:
 
Builder:Federal Shipbuilding Co.
Kearny, NJ
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
39

1920
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:Federal Shipbuilding Co.
Kearny, NJ
Navigation:GyCDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began Isthmian Service:1920Ended Isthmian Service:1942

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1920
220553
Steel ExporterU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
MBJN
New YorkUS
1930
220553
Steel ExporterApril: Isthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
MBJN
New YorkUS
1933
220553
Steel ExporterIsthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
KDDN
New YorkUS
1942
 
Steel ExporterUS Army, allocated as Transport
 
 US
1943
 
FabritziusUSSR
 
 USSR
1945
220553
Steel ExporterUS War Shipping Administration
KDDN
San FranciscoUS
1946
220553
Steel ExporterUS Maritime Commission
KDDN
San FranciscoUS

Events:
10/38: STEEL EXPORTER becomes the 100,000th ship to transit the Panama Canal.

Disposition DateComments
1947Q1 - Reported broken up by Lloyd's Casualty Report. Broken up at Jacksonville, FL.




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