S. S. Moffit
The S. S. Moffitt was an oil tanker built by A. Bentley &
Sons Company in Jacksonville, Florida and was launched on September
28, 1920. She is the sister ship of the Dinsmore.
The Moffitt was listed on the books until 1925. She may have
been converted into an oil barge in New Orleans.
Uncertain. Possibly New Orleans.
If you have any information on the wherabouts of this ship, please let me know.
The giant concrete slip where the Moffitt was constructed still exists on the grounds of the Ford Motor Company assembly plant, located on the west bank of the St. Johns, off Talleyrand Avenue around Swift Street, just north of the present day Mathews Bridge,
Gross Tonnage: 6,144
Net Tonnage 3,696
Length: 420 feet
Width: 54 feet
Depth: 36 feet.
Crew: 44 people
Engine: Hooven, Owen Rentschler Co., Hamilton. T.3-cyl., 598 nhp, 1 screw