PATRIOT STATE


Patriot_State_Photo_1.jpg
Year Built
1964
Official Number
293943
Shipyard
Bethlehem-Sparrows Point Shipyard
General Type
Passenger
Specific Type
Ferry
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
565 feet
Beam
76 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
8997 tons
Gross Tons
1442 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
29 tons
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
19324 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
10565 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Scrap

Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration's National Register Eligibility Assessment for Patriot State, available in the Documents section, contains a detailed history of the vessel.

TS Patriot State was withdrawn from the National Defense Reserve Fleet upon its departure, following sale for dismantlement, on September 15, 2011.

The National Park Service completed a HAER Survey for this vessel.  The report, which contains a detailed history, can be found in the Documents section.

Vessel Name History


1964 - 1984: Santa Mercedes
1984 - 2011: Patriot State


Vessel Name History

PATRIOT STATE

SANTA MERCEDES

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Acquisition
1/30/1984 ex SANTA MERCEDES 84
Interim Movement
1/12/1997 ENRTE: New Orleans LA
Interim Movement
1/31/1997 Vessel in Vera Cruz Mexico
Interim Movement
2/3/1997 ENRTE: St John US Virgini Islands
Interim Movement
2/8/1997 Vessel in the US Virgin Islands
Interim Movement
2/10/1997 ENRTE: San Juan Puerto Rico
Interim Movement
2/14/1997
Interim Movement
2/17/1997 ENRTE: Buzzards Bay MA
Interim Movement
2/23/1997 Completed Winter cruise
Interim Movement
1/10/1998 Commencing Winter sea term
Interim Movement
1/12/1998 In for bunkers
Interim Movement
1/12/1998 ENRTE: Panama Canal
Interim Movement
1/18/1998 Anchored at Cristobal awaiting transit
Interim Movement
1/19/1998 Transiting Panama Canal for Rodman N.S.
Interim Movement
1/19/1998 Docked at Rodman Naval Station
Interim Movement
1/22/1998 ENRTE: Caldera Costa Rica
Interim Movement
1/30/1998 In Caldera Costa Rica
Interim Movement
2/2/1998 ENRTE: Rodman Naval Station for bunkers
Interim Movement
2/4/1998 At Rodman Naval Station for bunkering
Interim Movement
2/5/1998 Transiting canal for Lee Stocking Island
Interim Movement
2/8/1998 At Lee Stocking Island MSEP Field Trip
Interim Movement
2/9/1998 ENRTE: Fort Lauderdale FL
Interim Movement
2/13/1998
Interim Movement
2/16/1998 ENRTE: Buzzards Bay MA
Interim Movement
2/22/1998 Completed Winter cruise term
Interim Movement
11/30/1999 ENRTE: JRRF
Interim Movement
12/2/1999 New homeport is JRRF

10/17/2007 2001 MOA for use as static training platform. Stripping completed May 2007.
Section 106 concurrence letter
7/16/2009
Withdrawal
9/15/2011 Departed under a domestic scrap sale

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
7/16/2009 Patriot_State_NHPA_History.pdf Default Generic Download Image
12/13/2013 Patriot_State_HAER_Report.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


No ship wreck information for this vessel