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Cayuse
T2-SE-A1
Built January 1944 by Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama,
as "Cayuse" # 553, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - IVY, Cape Horn SS. Corp., New York  [Orion Shipping & Trading Co., Inc.]
1954 - Ivy Steamship Co., Wilmington, Del.  [do.]
1956 - Jupiter Steamship Corp., New York   [do.]
1957 - ANDROS LARK, Siete Mares Soc. Marina S.A., Monrovia  [do.],  LI, 1023
1959 - VALIANT TORCH, Transpollux Carriers Corp., Monrovia  [Ocean Carriers Corp., New York]
1961 - Cia. de Nav. Costera Argentina S.r.l., Buenos Aires  [Sasso y Cia. Naviera Argentina S.r.l.], AR
1965 - MAR CASPIO, La Naviera Linea Argentina de Nav. Maritima y Fluvial S.a.c., Buenos Aires
[Menendez-Behety Soc. Anon. Ganadera]
Broken up in Argentina 1983 (reported damaged by collision with barges 24 Feb 1982
at Km 373, Rio Parana).
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "CAYUSE"
IDNo:
2244987
Year:
1944
Name:
CAYUSE
Launch Date:
24.12.1943
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
31.01.1944
Flag:
USA
Keel:

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
269
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Alabama DD
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Mobile
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Owner as Completed:
U.S. War Sg Administration, Mobile

Subsequent History:
1948 IVY - 1957 ANDROS LARK - 1959 VALIANT TORCH -
1965 MAR CASPIO

Disposal Data:
Collision with barges at km 373, River Parana 24.02.1982 & scrapped in Argentina 1983

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
244987
2244987
1944
CAYUSE
10172
U.S. Govt.
244987
2244987
1944
IVY
10172
1948
Orion Sg & Tdg Co.
1023
2244987
1944
ANDROS LARK
10172
1957
Orion Sg & Tdg Co.
1023
2244987
1944
VALIANT TORCH
10172
1959
Ocean Carriers Corp.
2244987
1944
MAR CASPIO
10172
1969
Menendez-Behety

"Mar Caspio", ex. "Valiant Torch", ex. "Andros Lark", ex. "Ivy", ex. "Canyuse".