Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 269. UMSC No. 553. Off. nr. 244987.
Keel laid 23-09-1943. Launched 24-12-1943. Completed 31-01-1944. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
CAYUSE-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
IVY-1948 for Cape Horn Steamship Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
IVY-1954 for Ivy Steamship Co., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
IVY-1956 for Jupiter Steamship Corp., New York USA.
ANDROS LARK-1957 for Siete Mares Soc. Marina S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
VALIANT TORCH-1959 for Trans Pollux Carriers Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
VALIANT TORCH-1961 for Cia. de Nav. Costera Argentina S.r.l., Buenos Aires, Argentina.
MAR CASPIO-1965 for La Naviera Lines Argentina de Navegacion Maritima Y Fluvial, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Reported Mar Caspio was involved in collision with barges, at KM 373, River Parana, 24 Jan. 1982 and heavy damaged. Laid up as a constructive total loss.
Reported Mar Caspio sold to shipbreakers in Argentina. Arrived breakers yard 1983 to be broken up.