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Montrolite (1) - (1918-1926)
 
"Montrolite (1)".
 "Montrolite (1)". Shows ship in US type 13 design B camouflage  in 1918.
(Photo from US Natíl Archives)
 
"Montrolite (1)", seen here as "USS Marmora", as the Soviet tanker SS "Valerian Kuybyshev" at San Francisco, CA. circa 1943,
after having been transferred to the Soviet Union under Lend Lease.
Note the Soviet flag and name displayed under the bridge

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

MONTROLITE - 1918,  US, 1ST (aft)(10½)
6,835 grt for Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey), New York,  419.6 x 57.2
Tanker build by Ames SB. Co., Seattle, Wash. ,  (8),  #4,  216747
1922 - re-engined  1T
1923 - Imperial Oil, Ltd., Montreal, CA , 150708
1926 - J. C. FITZSIMMONS,  Standard Oil Co. of California, San Francisco, US
1943 - VALERIAN KUIBYSHEV,  U.S.S.R.  (bareboat charter from U.S. War Shipping Admin.), RU
1944 - J. C. FITZSIMMONS,  U.S. War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, US
12/1944 - MARMORA, U.S. Navy  (IX-189)  - station tanker
2/1946 - J. C. FITZSIMMONS, U.S. War Shipping Administration, San Francisco
Sold Feb. 1947 to Pinto Island Metals Co., Mobile, Ala. and scrapped.

The Miramar Ship Index for "MONTROLITE"
IDNo:
2216747
Year:
1918
Name:
MONTROLITE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
08.06.1918
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
08.1918

Ton:
6835
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
4
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
127.9
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
17.4
Builder:
Ames
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Seattle
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-10.5

Subsequent History:
1926 J.C. FITZSIMMONS - 1943 VALERIAN KUIBYSHEV -
1944 J.C. FITZSIMMONS - 1944 MARMORA -
1946 J.C. FITZSIMMONS

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Mobile 02.1947. [ By Pinto Island Metals Co., Mobile, Ala ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
150708
2216747
1918
MONTROLITE
6835
Standard Oil Co (New Jersey)
216747
2216747
1918
J.C. FITZSIMMONS
6835
1926
Standard Oil Co of California
2216747
1918
VALERIAN KUIBYSHEV
6835
1943
USSR
IX-189
2216747
1918
MARMORA
6835
1944
U.S. Navy
2216747
1918
J.C. FITZSIMMONS
6835
1946
U.S. War Shipping Administration