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N.S. Savannah


Gross Tonnage:13,559Net:7,513
Dimensions:595.6 x 78.2 x 29.7MC Type:NS
Builder:New York S.B. Co.
Camden, NJ
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:


1958
5/1/62
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screw Shaft, Nuclear ReactorEngine Builder:De Laval Steam Turbine Co.
Trenton, NJ
Navigation:DF, ESD, GC, PFD, RDR, RTDecks, etc.:2 Decks & Shelter Deck, ptLF and ptEW

Began SM Service:1962Ended SM Service:1963

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1962
287392
SavannahUnited States Department of Commerce
Washington, DC
Operated By: States Marine Lines, Inc.
New York
KSAV
SavannahUS
1963
287392
SavannahUnited States Department of Commerce
Washington, DC
Operated By: American Export Lines
New York
KSAV
SavannahUS
1971
287392
SavannahFirst Atomic Ship Transport Inc.
Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
Charleston, SC
KSAV
SavannahUS
1994
287392
SavannahMARAD
KSAV
SavannahUS

Events:
5/22/58: Keel laid, National Maritime Day.
7/21/59: Launched.
5/1/62: Delivered to States Marine Corporation.
7/63: Transferred to American Export Lines.
7/70: Laid up.
4/71: Nuclear core removed.
1971: To Patriot's Point National Maritime Museum, Mt. Pleasant, SC, on Charleston Harbor.
1994: To Reserve Fleet, James River.
2006: To Norfolk.
2007: To Newport News.
2008: To Baltimore.

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