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S.S. Steel Mariner


 
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:
37

1920
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:W. & A. Fletcher Co.
Hoboken, NJ
Navigation:GyCDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began Isthmian Service:1920Ended Isthmian Service:1952

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1920
220179
Steel MarinerU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
LWRK
New YorkUS
1930
220179
Steel MarinerJuly: Isthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
LWRK
New YorkUS
1933
220179
Steel MarinerIsthmian Lines, Inc.
New York
KUVK
New YorkUS
1952
 
Abraham GraetzM. Dizengoff & Co. (Shipping) Ltd.
Haifa, Israel
4XSC
HaifaIsrael

Events:
10/27/42 - At 1 AM the STEEL MARINER rescued 10 men in a lifeboat from the ANNE HUTCHINSON, sunk by U-504, position 33.12 S, 29.03 E. on a voyage from Aden to Cape Town, South Africa.
7/50: Heavy weather in July. Renew 500 scattered shell and internal rivets, caulk seams, repair rudder, steam, clean and test tanks; repairs at Baltimore costing $5,400.
9/3 - 9/5/51: Heavy weather.
11/19/51: Heavy weather in September. Renew 1 plate and scattered rivets, partially renew floors, weld seams, steam, clean and test tanks at Baltimore.

Disposition DateComments
1960Sold to Italian Shipbreakers A.R.D.E.M., arriving Savona 5/15/60. Q2 - Report broken up in Italy by Lloyd's Casualty Report.

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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