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Great Lakes Vessels Online Index

ROCKDALE

Photos

  • Vessel Photo

    Description: Sturgeon Bay, WI; Leathem D. Smith Shipbuilding Co
    Date Taken: October 1st, 1944
    Size: 7.32 x 6.26
    Media: Print
    Creator: Schroeder, W.C.
    Collection: HCGL/MAIN
    Image ID: 004519

Registry and Rig Information

Dimensions and Tonnage

Vessel History

Build Information

Ownership Changes

Owner Date Registry Official Number
U.S. Maritime Commission 1945 - 1945 U.S.
U.S. Navy 1945 - 1946 U.S. U.S. NAVY
U.S. Maritime Commission 1946 - 1947 U.S.
Herlof Andersens Rederi A/S 1947 - 1952 NORWAY
Cie. des Messageries Maritimes 1952 - 1960 FRANCE
Cie. de Navigation Denis Freres 1960 - 1962 FRANCE
Atlantic Far East Lines, Inc. 1962 - 1970 LIBERIA

Name Changes

Name Date Registry Official Number
ROCKDALE (AK-208) 1945 - 1946 U.S. U.S. NAVY
ROCKDALE 1946 - 1947 U.S.
APOLLO 1947 - 1952 NORWAY
THABOR 1952 - 1960 FRANCE
DENIS, ETIENNE 1960 - 1962 FRANCE
HONGKONG PIONEER 1962 - 1970 LIBERIA