PATRIOT STATE


Year Built
1964
Official Number
293943
Ship Yard
Bethlehem Shipping Yard
General Type
Passenger Ship
Specific Type
Transport (Schoolship)
Ship Length
547.0 feet
Beam
79.00 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
8997 tons
Gross Tons
13805 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
23.00 tons
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
19324 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
10565 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--


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TS Patriot State was withdrawn from the National Defense Reserve Fleet upon its departure, following sale for dismantlement, on September 15, 2011.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Historical Documents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


Event: Acquisition
Date: 1/30/1984

ex SANTA MERCEDES 84
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/12/1997

ENRTE: New Orleans LA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/31/1997

Vessel in Vera Cruz Mexico
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/3/1997

ENRTE: St John US Virgini Islands
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/8/1997

Vessel in the US Virgin Islands
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/10/1997

ENRTE: San Juan Puerto Rico
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/14/1997

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/17/1997

ENRTE: Buzzards Bay MA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/23/1997

Completed Winter cruise
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/10/1998

Commencing Winter sea term
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/12/1998

In for bunkers
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/12/1998

ENRTE: Panama Canal
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/18/1998

Anchored at Cristobal awaiting transit
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/19/1998

Transiting Panama Canal for Rodman N.S.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/19/1998

Docked at Rodman Naval Station
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/22/1998

ENRTE: Caldera Costa Rica
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 1/30/1998

In Caldera Costa Rica
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/2/1998

ENRTE: Rodman Naval Station for bunkers
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/4/1998

At Rodman Naval Station for bunkering
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/5/1998

Transiting canal for Lee Stocking Island
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/8/1998

At Lee Stocking Island MSEP Field Trip
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/9/1998

ENRTE: Fort Lauderdale FL
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/13/1998

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/16/1998

ENRTE: Buzzards Bay MA
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/22/1998

Completed Winter cruise term
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/30/1999

ENRTE: JRRF
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 12/2/1999

New homeport is JRRF
Event:
Date: 10/17/2007

2001 MOA for use as static training platform. Stripping completed May 2007.
Event: Section 106 concurrence letter
Date: 7/16/2009

Event: Withdrawal
Date: 9/15/2011

Departed under a domestic scrap sale

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
7/16/2009 Patriot_State_NHPA_History.pdf
12/13/2013 Patriot_State_HAER_Report.pdf