Hull 001 thru 050
Rev: 07.14.2016
Hulls 601 thru 650
Sun Hulls
Rev: 03.19.2004
Hull 101 thru 150
Hull 201 thru 250
Hull 251 thru 300
Hull 301 thru 350
Hull  351 thru 400
Rev: 07.29.2004
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The Sun Ship Historical Society document and  photographic collection is presented primarily thru the permission of:

HML:   Use of the Hagley Museum and Library documents & photographs is not permitted without the consent of the Hagley 
            Musuem and Library. Contact the Hagley Museum & Library at www.hagley.org for additional information and/or use of
            their collection.          
ISM      Use of the Independence Seaport Museum documents & photographs is not permitted without the consent of the 
            Independence Seaport Musem.  Contact the Independence Seaport Musuem at 215.925.5439 
            Philadelphia, PA (USA) ) for additional information and/or use of their collection. 
DCHS: Use of the Delaware County Histocial Society documents & photographs is not permitted without the consent of the
            Delaware County Historical Society.  Contact Marge Johnson of the Delaware County Historical Society 
            610.872.0502, Chester, PA (USA) ) for additional information and/or use of their collection.    
SSHS   Use of the Sun Ship Historical Society documents & photographs is not permitted without the consent of the 
            Sun Ship Historical Society.  Contact Dave Kavanagh of the Sun Ship Historical Society (davekav@verizon.net)
             for additional information and/or use of their collection.    
DMK     Use of the documents & photographs from the personal collection of Dave Kavanagh is not permitted without his
             consent. Contact Dave Kavanagh at davekav@verizon.net for additional information and/or use of his collection.  

Hull 051 thru 100
Rev: 07.29.2004
Hull 151 thru 200
01.10.2017
Hull 401 thru 450
Hull 451 thru 500
Hull  501 thru 550
Pending
Pending
Pending
Hull  551 thru 600
Pending
Hulls 651 thru 683
Rev: 01.22.2017
Ships of Sun Ship 
Note 1: Ownership of documents and/or photographs that are utliliized on this website are identified by use of the
            abbreviation of the organization as listed above and cannot be used without their express permission. 
Note 2: Dates are configured as YYYY.MM.DD
Sun Hulls
 Sun Ships Afloat
We have created a listing of ship's of Sun Ship that are still afloat. This includes ships that are laid-up either in MARAD's RRF (Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force) or by a private owner/operator.

       Hull    Name (Initial)                Re-Name               Type  (as built)         Delivered           Note
1.   155     'Pan-Amoco'                 'J.A.W. Iglehart'      Tanker                      1936.10.14        
2.    646    'Adm. W.M. Callaghan'  N/A                        RO/RO Cargo          1967.12.19
3.    664    'Matsonia'                      N/A                        RO/RO                     1973.12.11
4.    669    'Kenai'                           'Seakay Spirit'       Tanker                       1979.01.09        Ship built in 2 sections.             
5.    683   ' Kauai'                            N/A                       Container                  1980.08.27        Date from T. Colton's Site
 Sun Ships by Others
When the 'Ships Afloat' list was created, it was decided to include only those ships that were built and delivered by Sun Ship. There were a number of ships that were under contract at the time of Sun Ship's acquisition by Penn Ship on 2/8/1982 and these were:

        Hull    Name (Initial)             Re-Name                            Type                        Built/Completed
1.    679    'John B. Waterman'    'Sgt. Matej Kocak'               RO/RO Container    Penn Ship
2.    680    'Thomas Heyward'     'Pvt. Eugene A. Obregon'    RO/RO Container    Penn Ship
3.    681    'Essayons'                  N/A                                      Dredge                     Bath Iron Works
4.    682    'Charles Carrol'          'Maj. Stephen Pless'            RO/RO Container    General Dynamics-Quincy
5.    683    ' HSTC-1'                    N/A                                      Sugar Barge            Bath Iron Works