M.S. Texas Sun
M.S. Texas Sun on 10/25/37: From The Collection of Dave Boone
 
Sun Ship Hull #:  159 Contract Date: 1/24/1936
Keel Laid: 4/8/1936 Time on Ways (M/D):  11/19
Date Delivered: 4/1/1937 Time in Wet Basin (M/D): 0/8
Total Time Bldg.: 11/27 Promised Delivery Date: 12/31/1936
D.W.T.:  15779 Propulsion: diesel
H.P.: 5600 Speed: 13 knots
Sponsor:  MRS. JOHN G. PEW OF TX. Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 112000 Launch Date: 3/24/1937
Previous Owner:   Previous Name:  
Date Purchased:   Date Sold:  1959
Subsequent Owner:  Dowd Sg Corp Subsequent Name:  TEXAS RANGER
       
 Length:  511'  Beam: 65'9"
 Depth: 37'  Class: LLOYDS/ABS
       
ON Number: 235950    
 
Disposal Data: Broken up Kure on 03/01/1960
 
     
 

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