M.S. America Sun
America Sun 8-5-54: From Collection of Dave Boone
America Sun on June 18, 1962:  Collection of Ronald Lauser
Jack Lauser on throttle of America Sun on January 4, 1963: Collection of Ronald Lauser
Sun Ship Hull #:  196 Contract Date:  9/1/39
Keel Laid:  4/1/40 Time on Ways (M/D):  3/30
Date Delivered: 11/10/40 Time in Wet Basin (M/D):  4/9
Total Time Bldg.:  8/10 Promised Delivery Date:  12/15/40
D.W.T.:  17,855 Propulsion:  diesel
H.P.:  7500 Speed:  14.5
Sponsor: Mrs. Mattew B. Sweeney Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity:  156,000 Launch Date: 7/31/40
Previous Owner:   Previous Name:  
Date Purchased:   Date Sold:
 
 1966
Subsequent Owner: Marine Carriers Corp Subsequent Name: AMERICA SON
       
 Length:  521'0"  Beam:  70'0"
 Depth:  40'0"  Class:  LLOYDS/ABS
       
ON Number: 240147 IMO Number: 501417
Disposal Data:  Broken up Hong Kong  on 02/1968
 
 
     
 

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