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Salem Maritime
T2-SE-A1
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"
IDNo:
5132951
Year:
1945
Name:
SALEM MARITIME
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
31.03.1945
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
04.1945

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
131
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Kaiser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Swan Island
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
[ 1957 Lg & widened, 168.1 mtr pp x 23.0 mtr, 12584 grt / 20305 dwt ] -
1958 GOLD STREAM - 1964 PENN SAILOR - 1971 NAVIGATOR

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 04.06.1973 [ By Ta Yung Steel Corp. ].

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
247561
5132951
1945
SALEM MARITIME
10448
U.S. Govt
247561
5132951
1945
SALEM MARITIME
10448
1948
Cities Service Oil Co.
275391
5132951
5132951
1945
GOLD STREAM
12584
1958
Red Hills Corp.
275391
5132951
5132951
1945
GOLD STREAM
12584
1963a
Mathiasen's Tanker Industries Inc.
275391
5132951
5132951
1945
GOLD STREAM
12584
1963b
U.S. Govt.
275391
5132951
5132951
1945
PENN SAILOR
12584
1964
Penntrans Co.
5132951
5132951
1945
NAVIGATOR
12584
1971
Carrier Sg Co SA.

 
"Gold Stream", ex "Salem Maritime".
( News Paper photo The Baltimore Sun )
"Penn Sailor", ex. "Gold Stream", ex "Salem Maritime".
( Photo Copyright Airfoto Malacca )