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Plattsburg Socony - (1934-1962)
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"Plattsburg Socony", seen here as "Mobil Albany".

Additional information :
Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
PLATTSBURGH SOCONY
Nationality
U.S.
Official Number:
233334
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
251.25
Gross Tonnage:
1235.00
Vessel Width:
40.00
Net Tonnage:
772.00
Vessel Height
12.58
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:
00823

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Mariners Harbor, NY
Builder:
United Dry Docks, Inc.
Date of Build
1934

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
MOBILE ALBANY
1962 - 1968
U.S.
233334
POLING, CHESTER A.
1968 - 1977
U.S.
233334

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Socony Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.
New York, NY U.S.
1934 - 1955
U.S.
233334
Socony Mobil Oil Co., Inc.
New York, NY U.S.
1955 - 1966
U.S.
233334
Mobil Oil Corp.
New York, NY U.S.
1966 - 1968
U.S.
233334
Poling Brothers
New York, NY U.S.
1968 - 1977
U.S.
233334

Rebuild History
Lengthened and re-engined by Avondale Marine Ways, Inc., Avondale, LA, in 1956 (281.33 x 40 x 17.16; 1546 gross - 1033 net).

Disposition
Broke in two and sank off coast of Massachusetts, January 10, 1977. Removed from documentation in September, 1977.

History
As CHESTER A. POLING: Suffered damaged pump room in explosion and fire off Newport, RI, Narragansett Bay, on May 20, 1972.