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J. W. Van Dyke
A "Look A Like" T2-Tanker

J. W. VAN DYKE, US, 1TE (aft) (13)
11,651 GRT for Atlantic Refining Co., Philadelphia, 523.5 x 70.2
Tanker built by Sun SB. & DD. Co., Chester, Pa. ,  (2),  #160,   237044
1955 - Tanker Transport, Inc., Monrovia  [Atlantic Refining Co.] ,  LI, 704
1960 - MONTAUK,  Mercantile SS. Corp., New York  [American Bulk Carriers, Inc.] ,  US  
1963 - converted to bulk carrier by Soc. Española de Const. Naval S.A., Sestao, deliverd. 05.1963
1965 - RAMBAM, Maimonides Transportation Corp., New York  [do.], lengthened by Newport News SB. & DD. Co.,
Newport News, Va., machinery section scrapped and replaced by machinery from tanker SATUCKET (1944),
15,542 grt, 586' 0" l.o.a., deliverd, 08/196.
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 01.02.1974.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "J.W. VAN DYKE"
IDNo:
5240136
Year:
1938
Name:
J.W. VAN DYKE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
20.11.1937
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
02.1938

Tons:
11651
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
160
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
159.6
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
21.4
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-13

Subsequent History:
[ 1963 converted to bulk carrier ] -
[ 1965 machinery section bu & replaced with one from SATUCKET #2245227, Lg 178.6 mtr. oa, 15542 grt ] -
1960 MONTAUK - 1965 RAMBAM - 1973 SAMPAN

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 01.02.1974.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
237044
5240136
1938
J.W. VAN DYKE
11651
Atlantic Refining Co.
704
5240136
1938
J.W. VAN DYKE
11651
1955
Tanker Tpt Inc.
237044
5240136
5240136
1938
MONTAUK
11651
1960
Mercantile SS Corp.
500246
5240136
5240136
1938
RAMBAM
15542
1965
Maimonides Tptn Corp.
5240136
5240136
1938
SAMPAN
15542
1973
Maimonides Tptn Corp.

 
"J.W. Van Dyke", launch on November 20th, 1937.
 
"J.W. Van Dyke".
 
"J.W. Van Dyke".
 
"J.W. Van Dyke".
 
"J.W. Van Dyke".