DIAMOND STATE


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Year Built
1962
Official Number
287976
Shipyard
Todd Shipbuilding and Drydock
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Crane Ship
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
668 feet
Beam
76 feet
Mast Height
151 feet
Net Tons
9990 tons
Gross Tons
16310 tons
Cargo Capacity
42750 square feet
Draft, Summer
33.3 tons
Draft, Lightweight
19 tons
Displacement, Summer
31498 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
16400 tons
Immersion, Summer
92 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
81 tons
Fate
Still in Govt. Service


Historical Narrative



There is no historical narrative for this vessel at this time.

Vessel Name History


1962 - 1975: Japan Mail
1975 - 1989: President Truman
1989 - present: Diamond State

Photo Captions

1.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
2.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
3.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
4.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
5.) Diamond State in Beaumont Reserve Fleet.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
6.) Diamond State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
7.) Diamond State, pierside with cranes raised.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
8.) Diamond State, pierside, loading cargo.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.


Vessel Name History

DIAMOND STATE

JAPAN MAIL

PRESIDENT TRUMAN

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents

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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 1/23/1987

Event: Ship Name Change
Date: 2/14/1989

Ship PRESIDENT TRUMAN changes name to DIAMOND STATE
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/20/1997

ENRTE: NORSHIPCO in Norfolk VA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/24/1997

At NORSHIPCO
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/27/1997

Conducting sea trial to Houston TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/2/1997

Completed sea trial at outport berth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/18/1998

Shift to Berth 4 due to demolition work
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/18/1998

At Berth 4 after shift from Berths 13/14
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/21/1998

ENRTE: Houston Ship Repair
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/21/1998

At Houston Ship Rep for XFR pipe renewal
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/13/1998

No-Notice Turbo Activation 98-4
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/15/1998

Completed Turbo Activation
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/8/1999

No Notice Activation sea trial 00-1
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/10/1999

Completed TA 00-1
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/6/2000

Conducting annual M&R sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/8/2000

Completed annual M&R sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/1/2001

Annual Maintenance Activation Sea Trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/1/2001

Sea trial not completed/Heavy vibration
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/27/2001

Maintenance activation sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/29/2001

Completed maintenance act. sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/4/2002

Turbo Activation sea trial 02-04
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/7/2002

Completed Tubro Activation 02-04 S/T
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/5/2003

ENRTE: Houston City Docks
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/7/2003

PENDING: Returned from repairs.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/3/2005

Commencing maintenance activation sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/6/2005

Completed maintenance activation sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/7/2005

Activated for Hurricane Katrina Relief
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/8/2005

At Port of New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina Relief
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/19/2005

ENRTE: Houston, TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/20/2005

Return from Hurricane Katrina relief
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/3/2006

ENRTE: Port of Orange, TX for NDRF deactivation and tow to BRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/3/2006

At Port of Orange for NDRF deactivation and tow to BRF
Event:
Date: 7/20/2006

"Returning from the Port of Orange, TX"
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/20/2006

Returning from the Port of Orange, TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/20/2006

Returning from the Port of Orange, TX
Event: Status Change
Date: 10/1/2009

Status changed from Military Useful to Logistics Support.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


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Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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