C5 Dry Bulk Cargo Ships

Most recent update: April 12, 2008.


There were only eight C5s, all of them 560-foot ore carriers for Bethlehem Steel, built to replace those lost in the early years of the war.

USMC # Shipbuilder Location Hull # Original Name Design DWT Delivered Disposition
1982 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4411 Venore C5-S-AX1 24,250 20-Jul-45 Scrapped 1970 
1983 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4412 Marore C5-S-AX1 24,250 27-Mar-46 Scrapped 1970
1984 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4413 Lebore C5-S-AX1 24,250 11-Jun-46 Converted to containership 1966, scrapped 1972
1985 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4414 Feltore C5-S-AX1 24,250 30-Jul-46 Converted to containership 1967, scrapped 1971
1986 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4415   C5-S-AX1  24,250   Cancelled 
1987 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4416   C5-S-AX1  24,250   Cancelled 
1988 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4417   C5-S-AX1  24,250   Cancelled 
1989 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4418   C5-S-AX1  24,250   Cancelled 
  Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4445 Chilore C5-S-AX1 24,250 13-Nov-47 Scrapped 1970
  Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4446 Santore C5-S-AX1 24,250 11-Mar-48 Scrapped 1970
  Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4457 Cubore C5-S-AX1 24,250 12-Jun-48 Scrapped 1980
  Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Pt. MD 4458 Baltore C5-S-AX1 24,250 12-Aug-48 Converted to barge 1981