EQUALITY STATE


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Year Built
1962
Official Number
287238
Shipyard
Todd Shipbuilding and Drydock
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Crane Ship
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
668 feet
Beam
76 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
9980 tons
Gross Tons
16300 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
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
Unknown


Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration has completed a National Register of Historic Places eligibility assessment for Equality State which includes a narrative history of the vessel.  It can be viewed in the Documents section.

Vessel Name History

1962 - 1975: Washington Mail
1975 - 1983: President Roosevelt
1983 - 1985: Santa Rosa
1985 - 1989: American Builder
1989 - present: Equality State

Photo Captions

1.) Equality State, at anchor.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
2.) Equality State, underway.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
3.) Equality State, at anchor.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
4.) Equality State, at anchor.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
5.) Equality State, moored at Beaumont Reserve Fleet.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
6.) Equality State, moored at Beaumont Reserve Fleet.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.
7.) Equality State, at anchor.  MARAD file photo.  Date unknown.


Vessel Name History

AMERICAN BUILDER

EQUALITY STATE

WASHINGTON MAIL

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 3/10/1987

Event: Entry
Date: 3/30/1987

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/29/1997

ENRTE: Tow to Bender Shipyard in Mobile
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 6/2/1997

At Bender Shipyard for drydocking
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/12/1997

ENRTE: Outport in Houston TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/14/1997

At outport
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/21/1998

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

At Houston Ship Repair
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/29/1998

ENRTE: Port of Houston after repair work
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/29/1998

Returned to Port of Houston after repair
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/13/1998

No-Notice Turbo Activation 98-4
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/17/1998

Completed Turbo Activation/Begin repairs
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/21/1999

ENRTE: Rosevelt Roads PR for MSC OPS
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/25/1999

At Roosevelt Roads PR/MSC OPCON 7/21/99
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/30/1999

ENRTE: Houston TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/3/1999

Complete MSC OPS / MARAD OPCON 08/04/99
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/1/2000

Turbo Activation TA00-3 sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 8/3/2000

Completed Turbo Activation TA00-3
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/28/2001

Conducting TA-01-03 Sea Trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 5/30/2001

Completed TA-01-03 Sea Trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/30/2001

Conducting maintenance sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/2/2001

Completed maintenance sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/16/2002

Turbu Activation 02-03 S/T to Tampa FL
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/19/2002

Completed Turbo Activation 02-03 S/T
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/22/2002

ENRTE: City Docks outport berth
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/23/2002

Returned from deactivation
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/21/2003

Conducting maintenance sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/23/2003

Completed sea trial
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/28/2004

ENRTE: BRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/28/2004

Vsl was moved due to RRF-20 Lay-Up
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/4/2005

Activated for Hurricane Katrina Relief
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/4/2005

At Gulf Copper Repair Facility
Event:
Date: 9/14/2005

"ENRTE: New Orleans, LA"
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/14/2005

ENRTE: New Orleans, LA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/17/2005

In Port Sulphur, LA for Hurricane Katrina Relief
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/18/2005

ENRTE: Orange, TX
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 10/19/2005

In for deactivation
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/13/2005

ENRTE: BRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/13/2005

Returned from deactivation
Event:
Date: 7/28/2006

Event:
Date: 7/28/2006

Event:
Date: 10/1/2009

Vessel downgraded.
Event:
Date: 11/3/2010

Event: Program Status
Date: 9/30/2014

Vessel downgraded to non-retention
Event: Disposal
Date: 1/14/2016

Lifecycle downgrade

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
11/6/2014 National Register Eligibility Assessment Equality State.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


No ship wreck information for this vessel