Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 217117
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 251.00
Width 43.50
Depth 22.16
Gross Tonnage 2349.00
Net Tonnage 1448.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00480

Vessel History

Disposition Heavily damaged by aircraft in raid on Valencia, Spain, during Spanish Civil War, on September 15, 1937. Eight days after coming out of shipyard, was sunk by Insurgent aircraft sixteen miles off Cape San Sebastian, Spain, on October 30, 1937.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1918-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
WEEMS, JEAN1925-00-001937-00-00U.S.217117
WEEMS, JEAN1937-00-001937-00-00U.K.

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1918-00-001925-00-00U.S.217117
Baltimore & Carolina Steamship Co.1925-00-001930-00-00U.S.217117
Baltimore & Carolina Line1930-00-001931-00-00U.S.217117
A.H. Bull Steamship Co.1931-00-001937-00-00U.S.217117
Thamesside Shipping Co., Ltd.1937-00-001937-00-00U.K.