Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 230773
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 365.66
Width 56.58
Depth 26.00
Gross Tonnage 4945.00
Net Tonnage 2689.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00342

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1947 (4956 gross - 2436 net).
History Ran Miami-Havana, 1931-1967.
Disposition Used as floating hotel at Expo '67, in Montreal. Sold to Steel Factors, Ltd., then to Eckhardt & Co., of Hamburg, Germany, then to Spanish shipbreakers. Arrived in tow at Santander, Spain, along with BLANCHE HINDMAN, on June 16, 1968, for scrapping.

Build Information

Builder Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Newport News, VA
Date Built 1931-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
LE PALAIS FLOTTANT1967-00-001968-00-00CANADA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Peninsular & Occidental Steamship Co., Inc.1931-00-001955-00-00U.S.230773
Blues Steamship Co.1955-00-001967-00-00LIBERIA
Jean Paul Benard1967-00-001968-00-00CANADA