Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 247311
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 323.75
Width 50.00
Depth 26.42
Gross Tonnage 3805.00
Net Tonnage 2123.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00335

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1960 (3690 gross - 2047 net).
History Launched as WILLIAM L. NELSON.Built as C1-M-AV1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Commission. Completion of hull transferred to Pendleton Shipyard, New Orleans, LA, then, on March 12, 1945, transferred again to Port Houston Iron Works, Houston, TX, where vessel was completed.
Disposition Scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan in June, 1968.

Build Information

Builder Butler, Walter Shipbuilders, Inc.
Place Built Duluth, MN
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
UNION STAR1948-00-001968-00-00CHINA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
China Union Lines, Ltd.1948-00-001968-00-00CHINA
U.S. Maritime Commission1945-00-001948-00-00U.S.247311