S.S. New Jersey Sun
 
S.S. New Jersey Sun on 4/4/60: From the Collection of Dave Boone  
Sun Ship Hull #: 589 Contract Date: 3/8/1951
Keel Laid: 11/15/1951 Time on Ways (M/D): 18/1
Date Delivered: 6/30/1953 Time in Wet Basin (M/D): 1/14
Total Time Bldg.: 19/15 Promised Delivery Date:  
D.W.T.: 30203 Propulsion: Steam Turbine
H.P.: 13500 Speed:  16.5 knots
Sponsor: MRS. ROBERT G. DUNLOP Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 251,114 Launch Date: 5/16/1953
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Date Purchased:   Date Sold:
 
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 Length:  615'  Beam:  84'
 Depth:  45'  Class:  ABS
     GWT:  18810
       
       
IMO Number: 5250090    
 Broken Up at Chi Shun Hwa Steel, Kaohsiung; Arrived  Dec. 7, 1983.
S.S. New Jersey Sun on 9/4/60: From the Collection of Dave Boone
I sailed aboard the New Jersey Sun as a deck cadet in the summer of 1977.  I have some wonderful memories of this experience, and I must have sailed with guys that you know.  There was Capt. Robert McKnett, Capt. Jack Taylor, Chief Mates Joseph Earner and Joe O'Reilley, 2nd Mate Slim Cushman, 3rd Mates Danny Koch and Bill Peterson, Bosun Charlie Sawyer, and others.
These were taken at the Todd Shipyard in Galveston, Texas, on May 28, 1977.                Collection of David Ogden 

 

S.S. New Jersey Sun on 8/5/54: From the Collection of Dave Boone
S.S. New Jersey Sun on 9/4/60: From the Collection of Dave Boone


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