The Bayamon is scheduled to be towed from the James River Reserve Fleet on Wednesday, February 20, at approximately 8:30 a.m. It will be the 66th ship to depart the James River site since January of 2001.
The Bayamon, a trailership built in 1970 by the Sun Ship
building Corporation of Chester, Pennsylvania, will be dismantled at the All Star Metals, LLC facility in Brownsville, Texas. All Star Metals purchased the vessel for $12,221. It is expected to pass under the James River Bridge approximately two hours after the departure. However, be advised that such times vary widely depending on weather and other conditions.