Moore-McCormack

Mormacsaga

 

The first Mormacsaga, a C-3, was built at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation Pascagoula, MS. Delivered to Moore McCormack Lines 1/24/47,  became "Silver Dove" for Avon 11/12/1970; sank underway at sea 1973.

 

The second Mormacsaga, a C-4, was built in 1962 at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Ca.  as the M. M. Dant for States Lines.  She was acquired from States Steamship 12/10/76 in a 4 (California Class) for 6 (1624 Class) ship swap.  She went to United States Lines  in 1983; MARAD in 1986, the Navy as "Cape Johnson" TAK 5075 (Ammunition supply ship); to the Ready Reserve Fleet in 2003.

 

Mormacsaga

Mormacsaga

(Courtesy of Joe Stone)

(Courtesy of T. W. Poole)

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