Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USAT Sea Cat
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Laid down in August 1943 as SS Sea Cat a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) cargo ship under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 278) at Western Pipe and
Steel Co., South San Francisco, CA.
Launched in 1943
Delivered, 25 August 1943, to the War Shipping Administration and allocated to the War Department as a bare bottom charter
Commissioned USAT Sea Cat in August 1943
During World War II USAT Sea Cat was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Converted to a troopship by the US Army San Francisco Port of Embarkation Marine Repair Shop, from October 1943 to February 1944
Returned, 30 September 1946, to the War Shipping Administration for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
Delivered, 13 April 1948, to Luckenbach Steam Ship Co. under a General Agency Agreement
Sold, 11 March 1949 to Luckenbach Steam Ship Co., renamed SS Lena Luckenbach
Sold, 1 April 1968, to Overseas Carriers Corp., renamed SS Overseas Lena
Renamed, 4 April 1969, SS Overseas Eva
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 26 February 1971, to Dah Yung Steel Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Displacement 6,576 gross t.
Speed 15 kts
Passenger Capacity 1,500
Cargo Capacity 210,169 cu ft
Largest Boom Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
two Diesel engines
|Click On Image |
For Full Size Image
|There are no images of USAT Sea Cat available at NavSource
There is no history available for USAT Sea Cat at NavSource
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|