|Photographer:||lappino [View profile]||Title:||BLOXOM||Added:||Oct 08, 2017|
|Captured:||October 02, 2017||IMO:||5046607||Hits:||1,099|
|Location:||New York & New Jersey, United States|
||Wrecks & Relics|
|Still wasting away at the scrapyard on Arthur Kill Road, Staten Island.
Info on her was previously provided by davidships:
BLOXOM ex-LT 653
She joined the Witte scrapyard back in the 1970s.
582grt 41nrt 142 x 33 x 16ft
built 1944 Marietta Manufacturing Co, Point Pleasant WV (Yd 519)
3cyl Skinner Unaflow steam engine, oil fired, 1200ihp
1944 US Army Transportation Corps as LT 653
194x Pennsylvania Railroad Co, Cape Charles VA as BLOXOM (USA flag, reg New York, ON 251109
195x (reg Cape Charles, c/s WD8229)
197x sold to Witte for scrapping