S.S. Tillie Lykes

S.S. Tillie Lykes Boats, Ships

Stock #: 247788
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Major Photo Service Inc
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This is the S.S. Tillie Lykes, one of three Seabee Class Intermodel transports in the fleet of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc. They are 875 feet long, can haul 24,000 long tons of cargo, and have a 2,000-ton submersible stern elevator which gives them the heaviest lift capacity of any ship in the world. They can either transport 38-fully loaded Seabee barges containing any mix of cargo or a combination of barges and as many as 993 containers
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