S.S. Mercury Sun
S.S. Mercury on 8/7/54: From the Collection of Dave Boone
 
Sun Ship Hull #:  440 Contract Date:  4/20/43
Keel Laid:  2/22/44 Time on Ways (M/D):  3/20
Date Delivered: 6/26/44 Time in Wet Basin (M/D):  0/14
Total Time Bldg.:  4/4 Promised Delivery Date:  
D.W.T.:  16,299 Propulsion:  turbo-elect
H.P.:  7500 Speed:  15.5 knots
Sponsor:  Mrs. E.Q. Jones Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 141,158 Launch Date: 6/12/44
Previous Owner:  U.S. Maritime Commission Previous Name:  POINT PLEASANT
Date Purchased:  1946 Date Sold:
 
 1960
Subsequent Owner: Hendy Intnl Corp Subsequent Name:
ALASKAN
  1965 - American Tdg & Prod    BALTIMORE TRADER
 Length:  503'  Beam:  68'
 Depth:  39'3"  Class:  
     GWT: 10297
On Number: 245965 USMC Hull Number: 1742
Broken up: Kaohsiung  on 08/19/1969
 
 
     
 

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