Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: SUE LYKES (1945 - 1972 general cargo ship 460 feet long of Lykes Brothers Steamship Company, USA : 1972 scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Port of Registry: Tampa, Florida, USA
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 8,067
Deadweight Tonnage: 11,330

Hans Hasse writes :
Operator: Lykes Bros Steamship Co Inc, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Built: 1945 by North Carolina Shipbuilding Co, Wilmington, NC, USA. Yard no 218. Standard type C2-S-AJ1. LR/IMO no 5343031.
Propulsion: 2 x General Electric Co steam turbines of 6,000 shp (total) geared to single screw shaft. Speed: 15.5 knots.
Launched as TORNADO.
1972-to breakers at Kaohsiung, Taiwan 4/1.