S.S. Louisiana Sun
S.S. Louisiana on 6/6/53: From Collection of Dave Boone
 
Sun Ship Hull #:  279 Contract Date:  5/27/41
Keel Laid:  10/14/42 Time on Ways (M/D):  4/8
Date Delivered: 2/27/43 Time in Wet Basin (M/D):  0/7
Total Time Bldg.:  4/13 Promised Delivery Date:  1/31/43
D.W.T.:  16,545 Propulsion:  turbo-elect
H.P.:  6000 Speed:  14.5 knots
Sponsor:  Miss D.R. Snipes Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 141,158 Launch Date: 2/20/43
Previous Owner:   Previous Name:  Palo Alto
Date Purchased:  1948 Date Sold:
 
 1960
Subsequent Owner:  Hendy Intnl Co Subsequent Name:  Louisiana Sulpher
1992 - MARINE CARRIER II
1993 - AMERICAN GULF VII
2005 - COV ZEUS
Converted to sulphur carrier 1961, scrapped    
 Length:  503'0"  Beam: 68'
 Depth: 39'3"  Class:  ABS
    GWT: 10199
ON Number: 242964    
Subsequent History:
[1961 cv to molten sulphur tanker, 9987gt] - 48 LOUISIANA SUN - 61 LOUISIANA SULPHUR - 92 MARINE CARRIER II - 93 AMERICAN GULF VII - 05 COV ZEUS
 
Louisiana Sulphur (ex-Palo Alto, ex-Louisiana Sun)
 
     
 

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