Note 1: Ownership of documents and/or photographs that are utliliized on this website are identified by use of the
abbreviation of the organization as listed above and cannot be used without their express permission.
Note 2: Dates are configured as YYYY.MM.DD
Sun Ships Afloat
We have created a listing of ship's of Sun Ship that are still afloat. This includes ships that are laid-up either in MARAD's RRF (Maritime Administration's Ready Reserve Force) or by a private owner/operator.
Hull Name (Initial) Re-Name Type (as built) Delivered Note
4. 669 'Kenai' 'Seakay Spirit' Tanker 1979.01.09 Ship built in 2 sections.
5. 683 ' Kauai' N/A Container 1980.08.27 Date from T. Colton's Site
Sun Ships by Others
When the 'Ships Afloat' list was created, it was decided to include only those ships that were built and delivered by Sun Ship. There were a number of ships that were under contract at the time of Sun Ship's acquisition by Penn Ship on 2/8/1982 and these were:
Hull Name (Initial) Re-Name Type Built/Completed
1. 679 'John B. Waterman' 'Sgt. Matej Kocak' RO/RO Container Penn Ship
2. 680 'Thomas Heyward' 'Pvt. Eugene A. Obregon' RO/RO Container Penn Ship
3. 681 'Essayons' N/A Dredge Bath Iron Works
4. 682 'Charles Carrol' 'Maj. Stephen Pless' RO/RO Container General Dynamics-Quincy