Moore-McCormack

Mormacrigel

 

A C-4, Constellation Class ship, launched  1/15/65 at Ingalls ship yard.  A mid-bodied expansion, to a C-6, at Tampa Ship Yard the winter of 1982-83.  Became the  American Rigel for United States Line in Aug 1983. The Mallory Lykes for Lykes Lines in 1986.  The Corpus Christi for Kirby Corp.  MARAD  NDRF; ----scrapped---.

 

Mormacrigel

Mormacrigel speed record letter

(Photo 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.)

Letter from B.J. Fennick, Director of Operations, to Captain A.S. Munck congratulating him on the establishment of a new speed record from Cape of Good Hope to New York.  (Courtesy of Captain Harold Vanderploeg) 

Mormacrigel

Mormacrigel