Red Jacket

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Mariandrea
Vessel Type: 
Cargo
Official Number: 
217144
GRT: 
5,144
Draught For'd: 
7' 6"
Draught Aft: 
14' 6"
Year Built: 
1918
Arrival Date: 
03/03/1953
Breakup Started: 
12/03/1953
Date First Beaching: 
25/05/1953
Breakup Completed: 
28/10/1953
Original Builder: 
American International Shipbuilding Corporation of Hog Island, PA
Original Yard No.: 
492
Name Changes: 

 

1918  :  Laid down as S.S. RED JACKET for United States Shipping Board  (USSB) 

1918  :  Launched as S.S. QUISTCONCK for United States Shipping Board (USSB)

1941  :  S.S. EMPIRE FALCON for MOWT, under Managers Headlam & Son of Whitby

1946  :  S.S. BARNBY for Headlam & Son of Whitby  (Rowland & Marwood S.S. Company)

1952  :  S.S. MARIANDREA for Societa de Navigazione Maliveras S.A. of Panama

Other Information: 

 

16-02-1918  :  Keel Laid  Down

05-08-1918  :  Launched

03-12-1918  :  Completed

Gross & DWT Tonnages  :  5,144 / 7,800

Length & Beam  :  122.2m  x  16.5m  (397 feet  x  54 feet)

Propulsion  :  Geared Steam Turbines

From 1933 until 1937, the vessel was managed by Lykes Brothers / Ripley Steamship Coy., Inc. of New Orleans

From 1937 until 1941, the vessel was managed by Lykes - Coastwise Line of Houston

In the lower image of launch day, President and Mrs Wilson can be seen, one on either side of the flagpole, as the vessel was launched by Mrs Wilson.  Note Yard Number and Vessel 1 - being the first of the Hog Islanders.

 

 

 

 

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