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Z-ET1-S-C3 Tankers built by Delta Shipbuilding, New Orleans, LA.
Lafcadio Hearn
ET1-S-C3

LAFCADIO HEARN, USA, 1T
7,218 GRT for U. S. War Shipping Administration, New Orleans,  422.8 x 57.0
Tanker built by Delta Shipbuilding Co., Inc., New Orleans,  (9/43),   #70,   243966
1948 - POLARUSOIL   Polarus Steamship Co., Inc., New York
1955 - MYCENAE   Marathon Cia. de Vapores S.A., Monrovia   [A. Segalas], LI, 586
     converted to dry cargo vessel by Gibbs Corp., Jacksonville, Fla., 7,158 grt, delivered 04/1955
1959 - lengthened by Kobe Shipyard & Eng. Works, Kobe,  8,588 grt, 492.8' delivered  09/1959
1960 - HYDROUSSA   s/o, Piraeus, GR
1964 - DROMON   s/o
1966 - MYCENAE   s/o, Monrovia,  LI,  2559
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1969, arrived 07.11.1969.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "LAFCADIO HEARN"
IDNo:
5157602
Year:
1943
Name:
LAFCADIO HEARN
Keel:
07.06.1943
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
31.07.1943
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
28.09.1943

Tons:
7218
Link:
-
DWT:
10674
Yard No:
70
Length overall:
134.6
Ship Design:
Z-ET1-S-C3
LPP:
126.8
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
17.3
Builder:
Delta SB Co.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
New Orleans
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-11

Subsequent History:
1948 POLARUSOIL - 1955 MYCENAE -
[ 1955 converted to cargo ship, 7158 grt ] -
 [ 1959 Lg 155.9 / 148.5 mtr, 8588 grt / 12360 dwt ] -
1960 HYDROUSSA - 1964 DROMON - 1966 MYCENAE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 07.11.1969.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
243966
5157602
1943
LAFCADIO HEARN
7218
U.S. Govt.
243966
5157602
1943
POLARUSOIL
7218
1948
Polarus SS Co Inc.
586
5157602
1943
MYCENAE
7158
1955
Marathon Cia de Vapores SA
5157602
5157602
1943
HYDROUSSA
8588
1960
Marathon Cia de Vapores SA
5157602
5157602
1943
DROMON
8588
1964
Marathon Cia de Vapores SA
2559
5157602
5157602
1943
MYCENAE
8588
1966
Marathon Cia de Vapores SA

"Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
 
"Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
( Copyright Airphoto Malacca )
"Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn" passing Schülp near Rendsburg / Kiel Canal, Germany westbound 1968.
( Photo Copyright Hans-Wilhelm Delfs )
"Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Dromon", ex. "Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
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"Dromon", ex. "Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Dromon", ex. "Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Dromon", ex. "Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
"Dromon", ex. "Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn".
 "Dromon", ex. "Hydroussa", ex. "Mysenae", ex. "Polarusoil", ex. "Lafcadio Hearn" on approach wall St.Lambert.