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SS Pride (AK-5015)
Northern Light Class Breakbulk Cargo Ship:
Laid down in 1960 as Mormacpride, a Maritime Administration type (C3-S-33a) hull, under Maritime Administration contract (MA hull 67), at Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Chester, PA.
Launched in 1960
Delivered to Moore-McCormack Lines, 7 July 1960
Sold to States Steamship Co., 3 December 1976
Returned to the Maritime Administration, 24 February 1977, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Renamed Pride, 27 May 1977
Assigned to the US Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC)'s Ready Reserve Force
SS Pride (AK-5017) was retired from the Ready Reserve Force, date unknown
Sold for scrapping, 24 August 2007, to North American Ship Recycling, Sparrows Point, MD., as part of a five ship contract for $2,161,610
Final Disposition, scrapping contact re-awarded to Marine Metals Inc of Brownsville Dec 21, 2007, as part of the three ship deal (Pride, Scan and Cape Charles) for just over $1.4 Million after North American Ship Recycling defaulted on contract
Displacement 5,873 t.(lt) 18,410 t.(fl)
Draft 31' (max.)
Speed 16.2 kts.
Propulsion two boilers, single steam turbine engine, one propeller
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||SS Mormacpride underway, date and location unknown.
Moore-McCormack Lines photo.
|Chris Howell, Southland Ship Stores Limited, Port of Bluff, N.Z.
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