Portfolio Category: MARAD

SS Cape Breton

The break-bulk cargo ship Cape Breton was originally built as the SS Dolly Turman at the Avondale Shipyards in Avondale, Louisiana in 1966. The ship was delivered to its owner, Lykes Brothers Steamship Company later that year. The Dolly Turman was a traditional break-bulk cargo vessel that transported cotton and other palletized and bulk cargoes…
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MV Cape Blanco

The break-bulk cargo ship Cape Blanco was originally built as the SS Mason Lykes at the Avondale Shipyards in Avondale, Louisiana in 1965.  The ship was delivered to its owner, Lykes Brothers Steamship Company on September 20, 1966.  The Mason Lykes was a traditional break-bulk cargo vessel that transported cotton and other palletized and bulk…
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SS Meteor

Built for the Military Sealift Command, the ship entered service as USNS SEA LIFT (T-LSV 9) on May 19, 1967. Redesignated T-AKR 9 on August 14, 1969, the ship was (more…)
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