Moore-McCormack

Mormacbay

 

SHIP NAME: Mormacbay

OFFICIAL NO:  283541

SHIP DESIGN:  C3-S-33a (MARAD Hull # 68) (1624)

BUILDER:  Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company Chester, Pa.  (Hull # 618)

                    

KEEL LAID:   

CHRISTENED BY: 

LAUNCH  DATE: 

COMPLETION DATE: Delivered October 14, 1960

OVERALL LENGTH:  483'

SPEED:  24

PASSENGERS: 12

OUTSTANDING POINTS:  

PRIOR HISTORY: Built new.

SUBSEQUENT HISTORY:  On January 10, 1977 she went to National Defense reserve Fleet as the SS Bay, part of 6 ship trade for 4 California Class ships.  In 1981 she became the USNS Vega T-AK286 for the US Navy, converted to Fleet Ballistic Missile Carrier 1982-1983.  April 1, 1998 returned to MARAD and named Kings Bay.  March 30, 1999 scrapped at D & D Steel Inc. Brownsville, Texas for $1000.00.

   

 

Mormacbay

Mormacbay

Moored at Baltimore, September 4, 1970. (Photos are courtesy of Capt. Tom Ellsworth Copyright 2003-2004 - All rights reserved. Do not reproduce. If anyone wants copies, please email Tom at tbells@cox.net.)

Mormacbay

Mormacbay

(Courtesy of Joe Stone)

(Courtesy of Captain Harold Vanderploeg.)

Mormacbay

 

   
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