CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

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CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by riverman » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:54 pm

TS EMPIRE STATE in for Glasgow today.

Launched as OREGON Sept. 16th. 1961 Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Virginia. (Type C5-S-MA1) for the States Steamship Co., Pacific Service.
1970,s Sold to Moore McCormack Lines, renamed MORMACTIDE for their South American Service.
1982 Laid up in the Reserve Fleet, James River, Virginia.
Nov. 1988 Converted to Cadet Training Ship and renamed EMPIRE STATE V1
31st. Dec. 1989 Delivered to the State University of New York, Fort Schuyler, New York.
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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by riverman » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:56 pm

In for Glasgow.
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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by riverman » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:58 pm

In for Glasgow.
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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by riverman » Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:00 pm

In for Glasgow.
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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by Gerry Ward » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:25 pm

Great looking ship,nice to see something different in Glasgow.

https://www.riverclydephotography.uk/20 ... state.html


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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by riverman » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:56 pm

Sailed KGV Glasgow this morning passing Dumbarton outwards.
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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by riverman » Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:59 pm

Sailed KGV Glasgow this morning after a one week stay.
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Re: CADET TRAINING SHIP EMPIRE STATE

Post by Deepol » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:04 pm

I much preferred the previous ship to today's. The former troopship BARRETT to originally have been PRESIDENT JACKSON but taken over because of the Korean War I believe.

She was scrapped in 2007. This was taken at Leith in 1987.
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