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Photographer:Chad Carleton [View profile]Title:AMERICAN BANKERAdded:Oct 15, 2007
Captured:September 01, 1989IMO:5277153Hits:5,085
Photo Category: Containerships built before 1971
Former United States Lines container ship "American Banker" seen laid up in the James River Reserve Fleet in September 1989.

Photo (c) Chad Carleton

Built 1962 by Todd, sanPedro as Philippine Mail.
[1972 Lg 203.6/193.0m, 16518gt/19581dw, cv to containership] - 75 PRESIDENT EISENHOWER - 83 SANTA PAULA - 85 AMERICAN BANKER
BU USA 1.05
Vessel Identification
Name:American Banker
Former name(s):
- Santa Paula (Until 1985)
- President Eisenhower (Until 1983)
- Philippine Mail (Until 1975)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:16,518 tons
Summer DWT:19,581 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Carey Akin on Oct 17, 2007 16:53 (12 years ago)
I sailed on her in 1978 when she was APL's PRESIDENT EISENHOWER. I believe that I have posted a few shots that I took while onboard. That was the first ship that I ever sailed on.

Great shot, thanks.
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