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Beacon - (1931-1940)
See also : FUELING AT SEA
SS "Beacon" ex. "Agwistone" which was destined to become a "teacher" in the art of
destroyer-feuling at sea in World War II.
Refeuling a destroyer in heavy Weather notice the fuel line and hawser.
Ship Report for "AGWISTONE"
Scrapped at Philadelphia 3th quarter 1949.
Sisterships are H. H. Rogers, F. Q. Barstow, Wm. G. Warden and Charles Pratt.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
AGWISTONE - 1921, USA, 2T (aft), (10)
10,398 GRT for Atlantic, Gulf & West Indies SS. Lines, Inc., New York, 500.0 x 68.2 Feet
Tanker built by Newport News SB. & DD. Co., Newport News, Va., (3), #259, 221092
1930 - BEACON, Beacon Oil Co., Boston
1931 - Standard Shipping Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del.
1935 - Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, Wilmington, Del.
Broken up at Philadelphia, 3rd quarter 1949 by Northern Metals Co.