Barge Carriers Built in U.S. Shipyards

Most recent update: May 9, 2020.


All the barge carriers built in U.S. shipyards were built with CDS for foreign trading.  Of the 25 that were built, 15 have been scrapped and seven are in the RRF: only three, all of which have been converted to containerships, are still active.

Year Original Name Original Owner Shipbuilder Hull # O.N. MA Hull # MA Design GT DWT Price ($mm) Notes
1970 Lash Italia Prudential Grace Line Avondale 1184 529255 228 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,820 21.3 Scrapped 1987
1971 Lash Turkiye Prudential Grace Line Avondale 1185 530143 229 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,820 21.3 Delta Caribe 1978, to RRF 1987 as Cape Florida
1971 Lash Espana Prudential Grace Line Avondale 1186 530144 230 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,820 21.3 Austral Lightning 1976, to RRF 1993 as Cape Fear
1971 Thomas E. Cuffe Pacific Far East Line Avondale 1187 530137 231 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,820 21.3 President Hoover 1978, Lihue 1996, active
1971 Golden Bear Pacific Far East Line Avondale 1188 530138 232 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,820 21.3 President Grant 1977, Chief Gadao 1996, scrapped 2006
1971 Pacific Bear Pacific Far East Line Avondale 1189 530139 233 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,820 21.3 American Trader 1977, President Harrison 1986, scrapped 1996
1972 Japan Bear Pacific Far East Line Avondale 1190 530140 234 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,000 21.3 President Tyler 1978, Ewa 1996, scrapped 2006
1972 China Bear Pacific Far East Line Avondale 1191 530141 235 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,000 21.3 Austral Rainbow 1975, scrapped 2000
1973 Lash Atlantico Prudential Grace Line Avondale 1192 530145 236 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,000 21.3 Scrapped 1996
1973 Lash Pacifico Prudential Grace Line Avondale 1193 530146 237 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,000 21.3 American Kestrel 1989, scrapped 1995
1973 Philippine Bear Pacific Far East Line Avondale 1194 530142 238 C8-S-81b 33,000 29,000 21.3 Austral Moon 1975, American Veteran 1984, scrapped 1995
1972 Doctor Lykes  Lykes Line GD Quincy 18 536500 241 C8-S-82a 21,700 38,400 32.5 To RRF 1986 as Cape Mendocino
1972 Almeria Lykes  Lykes Line GD Quincy 19 536671 242 C8-S-82a 21,700 38,400 32.5 To RRF 1986 as Cape May
1973 Tillie Lykes  Lykes Line GD Quincy 20 536672 243 C8-S-82a 21,700 38,400 32.5 To RRF 1986 as Cape Mohican
1973 Delta Mar Delta Line Avondale 1941 549153 259 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 28.5 To RRF 1987 as Cape Farewell
1973 Delta Norte Delta Line Avondale 1942 550900 260 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 28.5 To RRF 1987 as Cape Flattery
1973 Delta Sud Delta Line Avondale 1943 553105 261 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 28.5 Scrapped 1989
1974 Robert E. Lee Waterman Line Avondale 1949 557022 262 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 27.9 Scrapped 2002
1974 Stonewall Jackson Waterman Line Avondale 1950 557034 263 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 27.9 Scrapped 2002
1974 Sam Houston Waterman Line Avondale 1951 557035 264 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 27.9 Scrapped 2002
1974 Green Valley Central Gulf Line Avondale 1952 559623 265 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 27.5 Scrapped 2001
1974 Green Harbour Central Gulf Line Avondale 2257 561453 274 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 27.5 Scrapped 2001
1975 Green Island Central Gulf Line Avondale 2258 562594 275 C9-S-81d 28,500 41,000 27.5 Scrapped 2002
1980 Benjamin Harrison Waterman Line Avondale 2307 624457 336 C9-S-81f 30,500 41,500 70.0 Sea-Land Spirit 1990, CSX Spirit 2000, Horizon Spirit 2003, Spirit 2015, active
1980 Edward Rutledge Waterman Line Avondale 2308 625873 337 C9-S-81f 30,500 41,500 70.0 Sea-Land Reliance 1990, CSX Reliance 2000, Horizon Reliance 2003, Reliance 2015, active