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Marguerite Finaly (1) - (1925-1930)
(Photo thanks to Jérôme Billard)
"Marguerite Finaly" was build in 1913 as "Tecumseh" for the Deutsch-Amerikanische GmbH, Hamburg.
Laid up in 1914 in Tampa (Florida).
In 1917 seized by United States (Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey), USA and renamed "Somerset".
In 1925 she became the First "Marguerite Finaly" for Sté. Auxilaire de transports, Rouen.
I 1930 sold to Leonhardt & Blumberg, hamburg, germany and renamed "Leonhardt".
In 1934 broken up in the United States.
( Drawing by Karl-Heinz Schwadtke )
The Miramar Ship Index for "TECUMSEH"
1914 SOMERSET - 1925 MARGUERITE FINALY -
1930 KARL LEONHARDT
Scrapped at Philadelphia 22.07.1934.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
TECUMSEH-1913 GE , 1Q (aft) (9)
5,080 GRT for Deutsch-Amerik. Petroleum Ges., Hamburg, 385.2 x 52.5
Tanker built by Howaldtswerke, Kiel, (5), #563
arrived Tampa, Fla., 3 Aug 1914 from Tampico, transferred
1914 - SOMERSET Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey), New York, US, 212835
1925 - MARGUERITE FINALY Soc. Auxiliaire des Transports, Rouen, FR
1930 - KARL LEONHARDT Leonhardt & Blumberg, Hamburg, GE
Broken up at Philadelphia 1934, sold to Joseph W. Fay,
arrived 22.07.1934 in tow from New York.