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

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 131. UMSC No. 2414. Off. nr. 247561.
Keel laid 20-01-1945. Launched 31-03-1945. Completed 12-04-1945. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
SALEM MARITIME-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
SALEM MARITIME-1948 for Cities Service Oil Company, New York, USA.
GOLD STREAM-1964 for Red Hills Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
GOLD STREAM-1963a for Mathiasenís Tanker Industries, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
GOLD STREAM-1963b for United States War Shipping Administration, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
PENN SAILOR-1964 for Penntrans Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
NAVIGATOR-1971 for Carrier Shipping Company, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Salem Maritime 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 Dec. 1957.
New dimensions, 27 Tanks, 168,1 pp x 23,0 m, 12584 grt / 20305 dwt.
Reported Navigator sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 4 Jun. 1973 to be broken up. [ By Ta Yung Steel Corp. ]