Passenger Liners Built in U.S. Shipyards

(listed by shipbuilder and by hull number)

Shipbuilder Hull #

Original Name

Original Owner USMC or MARAD Hull # USMC or MARAD Design GT DWT Delivery Disposition
Beth Quincy

1618

Independence

American Export Lines

2912

P3-S2-DL2

20,200

7,200

Dec-50

Sold several times, most recently to Norwegian Cruise Line 2003 for service between USWC and Hawaii, but still laid up in San Francisco

Beth Quincy

1619

Constitution

American Export Lines

2913

P3-S2-DL2

20,200

7,200

May-51

Sold several times, sold for scrap 1997 but sank en route to the scrapyard

Ingalls

467

Brasil Moore-McCormack Lines 49 P2-S2-9a

18,200

10,170

4-Sep-58

Sold several times, scrapped 2004

Ingalls

468

Argentina Moore-McCormack Lines 50 P2-S2-9a

18,200

10,170

9-Dec-58

Sold several times, scrapped 2003.

New York Ship

485

President Jackson Maritime Administration 2914 P2-S1-DN3

10,500

 13,319

21-May-52

To USN as Barrett (AP 196), to NYS Maritime 1973 as Empire State V, to NDRF 1990

New York Ship

486

President Adams Maritime Administration 2915 P2-S1-DN3

10,500

 13,319

13-Sep-52

To USN as Geiger (AP 197), to NDRF 1971

New York Ship

487

President Hayes Maritime Administration 2916 P2-S1-DN3

10,500

 13,319

20-Dec-52

To USN as Upshur (AP 198), to Maine Maritime 1973 as State of Maine, to NDRF 1990

Newport News 488 United States U.S. Lines 2917 P6-S4-DS1 39,000 13,000 29-Jun-52 Sold several times, most recently to Norwegian Cruise Line 2003 for service between USWC and Hawaii, but still laid up in Philadelphia
Newport News 521 Santa Rosa Grace Lines 51 P2-S2-11a 26,000 8,000 12-Jun-58 Scrapped 1981
Newport News 522 Santa Paula Grace Lines 52 P2-S2-11a 26,000 8,000 9-Oct-58 Sold several times, now cruise ship "The Emerald", still active