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Built April 1945 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Salem Maritime" # 2414, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - Cities Service Oil Co., New York
Exploded and burned, 17 Jan 1956, while loading gasoline and kerosene at Cities Service Dock,
Lake Charles, La., fire extinguished 20 Jan, refloated 29 Jan, CTL, sold to Boston Metals Co.,
Baltimore, re-sold for repair, mid-body replaced with lengthened section built by Maryland
SB. & DD. Co., Baltimore 12/57, resulting vessel 12,584 grt, 552.5 x 75.3'
1958 - GOLD STREAM, Red Hills Corp., Wilmington, Del. [Marine Transport Lines, Inc., New York] 275391
1963 - Mathiasen's Tanker Industries, Inc., Wilmington, Del. (Philadelphia)
1963 - U. S. Dept. of Commerce, Wilmington, Del.
1964 - PENN SAILOR, Penntrans Co., Wilmington, Del. [Penn Shipping Co., Inc., New York]
1971 - NAVIGATOR, Carrier Shipping Co., S.A., Panama [do.] PA
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1973 by Ta Yung Steel Corp.,
arrived about 04.06.1973.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "SALEM MARITIME"
[ 1957 Lg & widened, 168.1 mtr pp x 23.0 mtr, 12584 grt / 20305 dwt ] -
1958 GOLD STREAM - 1964 PENN SAILOR - 1971 NAVIGATOR
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 04.06.1973 [ By Ta Yung Steel Corp. ].
"Gold Stream", ex "Salem Maritime".
( News Paper photo The Baltimore Sun )
"Penn Sailor", ex. "Gold Stream", ex "Salem Maritime".
( Photo Copyright Airfoto Malacca )