S.S. Michigan Sun
 
 
Sun Ship Hull #: 265 Contract Date: 5/27/41
Keel Laid: 12/1/1941 Time on Ways (M/D): 5/29
Date Delivered:  7/10/1942 Time in Wet Basin (M/D):  1/10
Total Time Bldg.: 7/9 Promised Delivery Date: 6/30/42
D.W.T.: 16,600 Propulsion: turbo-elect
H.P.: 6000 Speed: 14.5
Sponsor: Mrs. W. F. Rockwell Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 141,158 Launched: 5/30/1942
Previous Owner: U.S. Maritime Commission Previous Name: White Plains              
Date Purchased: 1947 Date Sold: 1960
Subsequent Owner: Union Carbide Subsequent Name: Carbide Seadrift
1980 - Allied Towing Corp SEADRIFT
      Converted to chemical carrier 1961
      Scrapped 2001
length: 503'0" beam: 68'
depth:  39'3"  GWT: 10173
Type T2: T2-SE-A1    
On Number: 241851    
S.S. Michigan Sun on 8/14/54: From the Collection Dave Boone


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