Isthmian Lines
Crew Ships Misc Forum

S.S. Bay State


Gross Tonnage:8,162Net:4,804
Dimensions:459.1 x 63.2 x 28.6 7/8MC Type:C2-S-AJ3
Builder:North Carolina Shipbuilding Co.
Wilmington, NC
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
143
1398
1944
11/44
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:General Electric Co.
Lynn, MA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GC, PFD, RDRDecks, etc.:3 Decks, Electrically Welded

Began SM Service:1960Ended SM Service:1970

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1944
AKA 70
USS TateUS Navy
 
 US
1946
 
USS TateUS Maritime Commission
 
 US
1947
254130
Julia LuckenbachLuckenbach Steamship Co.
New York & Philadelphia, PA
KWRY
New YorkUS
1960
254130
Bay StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KWRY
New YorkUS

Events:
11/44: Completed for the US Navy as an attack cargo ship (AKA 70).
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1947: Sold to Luckenbach Steamship Co., renamed JULIA LUCKENBACH.
1960: Sold to States Marine Lines, renamed BAY STATE.

Disposition DateComments
1970Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 10/17/70. Scrapped 10/70 Kaohsiung.




The information on this web site is the kind contribution of our Historian, Skip Lewis, 2003. Skip, whose dad sailed for Isthmian, is an avid collector and researcher of everything Isthmian and States Marine. In his quest, he has used many sources and publications including Lloyd's of London and Imperial Steel by John Atherton.

If you have any questions about, or information for, this website, please contact us.

StatesMarineLines.com 2003 - Links - Site Map - Web Design