Containerships Built in U.S. Shipyards

Most recent update: September 17, 2015.


Of the 47 containerships built in U.S. shipyards, 31 were built with CDS for foreign trading and 16 were built - or are under construction - for domestic trading.

Year

Original Name

Original Owner Shipbuilder Hull # O.N. MA Hull # MA Design GT DWT Price ($mm) Notes

Containerships Built with CDS for Foreign Trading

1968

American Lancer

U.S. Lines

Sun

640

514261 184 C7-S-68c

18,764

22,225

12.2 Humacao 1988, scrapped 2002

1968

American Legion

U.S. Lines

Sun

641

515155 185 C7-S-68c

18,764

22,138

12.2 Sea-Land Legion 1987, Sea-Land Challenger 1988, CSX Challenger 2000, Horizon Challenger 2003, scrapped 2014

1968

American Liberty

U.S. Lines

Sun

642

516464 186 C7-S-68d

18,876

21,665

12.2 Sea-Land Liberty 1987, Sea-Land Discovery 1988, CSX Discovery 2000, Horizon Discovery 2003, scrapped 2014

1968

American Lynx

U.S. Lines

Sun

643

517450 187 C7-S-68d

18,876

21,665

12.2 Mayaguez 1988, scrapped 2004

1969

American Lark

U.S. Lines

Sun

644

518444 188 C7-S-68d

18,876

20,574

12.2 Sea-Land Lark 1987, Sea-Land Crusader 1988, CSX Crusader 2000, Horizon Crusader 2003, scrapped 2010
1969 Sea Witch American Export Isbrandtsen Bath 354   205 C5-S-73b 17,900 16,280 13.4 CTL 1974, now stern of Chemical Pioneer
1969 Lightning American Export Isbrandtsen Bath 355 518063 206 C5-S-73b 17,900 16,280 13.4 Flickertail State (T-ACS 5) 1988
1970 Staghound American Export Isbrandtsen Bath 356 520743 207 C5-S-73b 17,900 16,280 13.4 Cornhusker State (T-ACS 6) 1988

1969

American Astronaut

U.S. Lines

Sun

649

520694 240 C7-S-68e

18,876

20,574

16.2 Guayuma 1988, scrapped 2002
1972

Austral Envoy

Farrell Lines

Ingalls

1180 541868 244 C6-S-85a 18,600 20,000

20.5

American Envoy 1981, Sea-Land Envoy 1987, Sea-Land Navigator 1988, CSX Navigator 2000, Horizon Navigator 2003, laid up 2015

1973

Austral Ensign

Farrell Lines Ingalls 1181 544303 245 C6-S-85a 18,600 20,000

20.5

American Marketer 1981, Sea-Land Marketer 1987, Sea-Land Expedition 1988, CSX Expedition 2000, Horizon Expedition 2003, laid up 2015

1973

Austral Endurance

Farrell Lines

Ingalls

1182 547288 246 C6-S-85a 18,600 20,000

20.5

American Endurance 1981, Sea-Land Endurance 1987, Sea-Land Hawaii 1988, CSX Hawaii 2000, Horizon Hawaii 2003, laid up 2015

1972

Austral Entente

Farrell Lines

Ingalls

1183 552706 247 C6-S-85a 18,600 20,000

20.5

American Entente 1981, Sea-Land Entente 1987, Sea-Land Trader 1988, CSX Trader 2000, Horizon Trader 2003, laid up 2015

1973

President Jefferson

American President Lines

Ingalls

1184 544900 248 C6-S-85b 21,500 18,500

21.9

Scrapped 1998

1973

President Madison

American President Lines

Ingalls

1185 546725 249 C6-S-85b 21,500 18,500

21.9

Howell Lykes 1992, scrapped 1999

1973

President Pierce

American President Lines

Ingalls

1186 552108 250 C6-S-85b 21,500 18,500

21.9

Jean Lykes 1992, scrapped 1999

1970

American Apollo

U.S. Lines

Sun

654

529004 251 C7-S-68e

18,876

20,514

17.6 Scrapped 2002

1971

American Aquarius

U.S. Lines

Sun

655

530999 252 C7-S-68e

18,875

20,480

17.6 Scrapped 2002
1973

Australia Bear

Pacific Far East Line

Bethlehem

4639 552518 253 C7-S-88a 23,763 26,600 25.2

Sea-Land Consumer 1974, CSX Consumer 2000, Horizon Consumer 2003, laid up 2015

1974

New Zealand Bear

Pacific Far East Line

Bethlehem

4640 552819 254 C7-S-88a 23,763 26,600 25.2

Sea-Land Producer 1974, CSX Producer 2000, Horizon Producer 2003, laid up 2015

1974

President Johnson

American President Lines

Ingalls

1187 552109 255 C6-S-85b 21,500 18,500

21.9

Thompson Lykes 1992, scrapped 1999

1972

Export Freedom

American Export Isbrandtsen Bath 357 541414 256 C5-S-73b 17,900 16,280 17.0

Scrapped 1998

1973

Export Leader

American Export Isbrandtsen Bath 358 545126 257 C5-S-73b 17,900 16,280 17.0

Gopher State (T-ACS 4) 1988

1973

Export Patriot

American Export Isbrandtsen Bath 359 548442 258 C5-S-73b 17,900 16,280 17.0

Scrapped 1998

1979

Austral Pioneer

Farrell Lines

Bethlehem

4650 612085 321 C8-S-85d 31,430 27,340 78.3

American Pioneer 1983, Sea-Land Pacific 1987, CSX Pacific 2000, Horizon Pacific 2003, Pacific 2015

1980

Austral Puritan

Farrell Lines

Bethlehem

4651 623168 322 C8-S-85d 31,430 27,340 78.3

American Puritan 1983, Sea-Land Enterprise 1987, CSX Enterprise 2000, Horizon Enterprise 2003, Enterprise 2015

1979

Argonaut

U.S. Lines Bath 400 601377 325 C5-S-73b 17,600 16,300 43.1

Scrapped 2004

1980

Resolute

U.S. Lines Bath 401 612715 326 C5-S-73b 17,600 16,300 43.1

Scrapped 2001

1982

President Washington

American President Line Avondale 2329 651627 348 C9-M-132b 40,400 32,800 90.0 Manoa 1996
1983

President Lincoln

American President Line Avondale 2330 653424 349 C9-M-132b 40,400 32,800 90.0 Mahimahi 1996
1983

President Monroe

American President Line Avondale 2331 655397 350 C9-M-132b 40,400 32,800 90.0 Mokihana1996

Containerships Built for Domestic Trading

1970

Hawaiian Enterprise

Matson Navigation

Bethlehem

4622 524219     14,000 22,000 20.0

Scrapped 2003

1970

Hawaiian Progress

Matson Navigation

Bethlehem

4623 528400     14,000 22,000 20.0

Scrapped 2004

1978

Maui

Matson Navigation Bath 371 591709     23,800 27,000 50.7

Active

1980

Kauai

Matson Navigation

Sun

678

621042    

26,800

38,800

75.5 Active
1987

Sea-Land Anchorage

Sea-Land Service Bay 735 910306     20,965 20,668 60.0

CSX Anchorage 2000, Horizon Anchorage 2003, Anchorage 2015

1987

Sea-Land Tacoma

Sea-Land Service Bay 736 910307     20,965 20,668 60.0

CSX Tacoma 2000, Horizon Tacoma 2003, Tacoma 2015

1987

Sea-Land Kodiak

Sea-Land Service Bay 737 910308     20,965 20,668 60.0

CSX Kodiak 2000, Horizon Kodiak 2003, Kodiak 2015

1992

R. J. Pfeiffer

Matson Navigation NASSCO 445 979814     31,573 28,555 129.6

Active

2003

Manukai

Matson Navigation

Aker Philly

1

1141163    

32,575

29,400

115.0

Active

2004

Maunawili

Matson Navigation

Aker Philly

2

1153166    

32,575

29,400

115.0

Active

2005

Manulani

Matson Navigation

Aker Philly

3

1168529    

32,575

29,400

145.0

Active

2006

Maunalei

Matson Navigation

Aker Philly

4

1181627    

31,600

30,000

145.0

Active

2015

Isla Bella

TOTE

NASSCO

495

1256049    

36,751

33,105

 

Active

2016

Perla del Caribe

TOTE

NASSCO

496

1256040    

36,751

33,105

 

Building

2017

Daniel K. Inouye

Matson Navigation

Philly SY

25

          209.0

Building

2018

 

Matson Navigation

Philly SY

26

          209.0

Building