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Domino (IX-208)

  • Built in 1919 as the USSB Design 1094 Freighter Delco at Bethlehem Steel, Wilmington, DE.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Renamed Domino in 1922
  • Acquired by American Sugar Refinery Corp, 28 May 1942
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration (WSA), 22 May 1945
  • Acquired by Agwilines Inc. 17 June 1942, for refurbishing
  • Leased by Alcoa SS. Co., 3 July 1942
  • Redelivered to American Sugar Refinery Corp., 15 January 1944
  • Acquired by Lykes Bros. SS Co., 1 November 1944, under a General Agency Agreement
  • Acquired by the U.S. Navy as a Bare Bottom Charter from the War Shipping Administration at Pearl Harbor, 15 May 1945
  • Classified Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-208
  • Never taken up on the list of naval vessels
  • Towed from Pearl Harbor by the WSA tug Gay Head, to Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet in February 1946
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1950
    Displacement 3170 t.
    Length 326'
    Beam 46
    Depth of Hold unknown
    Draft 21
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    steam engine
    single propeller

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    393k SS Domino underway in July 1941 in the Caribbean Sea.

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