JAMES LYKES – Cargo, 1960
Built by: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Owned by: Lykes Brothers Steamship Co
10,186 tons gross, 11,000 tons deadweight
548,818 cubic feet dry cargo
16,342 cubic feet refrigerated cargo
495 Ft Length Overall, 69 Ft Breadth, 28’ draught
Engines: 2 G.E.C geared turbines – 9,900 Shaft Horsepower
Speed: 17 Knots
Note: This reference includes photo, longitudinal plan, additional narrative
REF: Merchant Ships World Built Vol IX 1961, Adlard Coles Limited
JAMES LYKES 11,891/60 -72; Sold by Lykes Brothers Steamship Co. Inc. USA to Indian Shipbreakers and anchored off Alang 28/2/95. Beached 2/3/95.
REF: World Ship Society’s Marine News May 1995 Vol. XLIX No.5, June 1995 Vol. XLIX No.6