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Providence Socony - (1924-1952)
"Providence Socony", churning out of Lock Eleven, Erie Canal, New York, on 1941 Oct.
( Photo by John Collier )
Additional information Starke & Schell registers :
PROVIDENCE SOCONY -1924, USA, 2M (aft), (9)
1,199 GRT for Standard Transportation Co., New York, 252.9 x 40.1
Tanker built by New York SB. Corp., Camden, N.J., (4), #290, 223673
1931 - Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Inc., New York
1935 - Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc., New York
1943 - new midships section
19- BERT REINAUER R. T. C. No. Six Corp., New York
19- SINCLAIR MILWAUKEE Sinclair Refining Co., New York
1964 - BERWYN Brooks Liquid Transport Inc., New York [Berwyn, Ill.]
1966 - FALCON Golden Falcon Corp., Panama [American Ultramar, Inc., New York], PA
Dismantled in Panama 4th quarter 1970, sold to Cemento Atlantico S.A. and sunk in
construction of a pier at Colon for Refineria Panama S.A.
The Miramar Ship Index for "PROVIDENCE SOCONY"
[ 1943 rebuilt, new midbody, 79.2 mtr oa, 1235 grt ] -
1952 BERT REINAUER - 1956 SINCLAIR MILWAUKEE -
1964 BERWYN - 1966 FALCON
Scrapped at Panama 4th quarter 1970, hull sunk in a pier at Colon.
M/T PROVIDENCE SOCONY
Built in 1924, by New York Shipbuilding of Camden, New Jersey (hull #290) as the Providence Socony for the
Standard Transportation Company of New York, New York.
In 1952, she was acquired by Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, New York.
Where she was renamed as the Bert Reinauer.
In 1956, the unit was acquired by Sinclair Refining, also known as the Dover Tanker Group) of Wilmington,
Where she renamed as the Sinclair Milwaukee.
In 1963, she was renamed as the Berwyn.
In 1966, the unit was renamed as the Falcon.
She was scrapped in 1970.
Vessel Name: M/T PROVIDENCE SOCONY
Vessel Service: TANK SHIP
Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
Hull Material: STEEL
Hull Number: 290
Ship Builder: NEW YORK SHIPBUILDING
Year Built: 1924
Gross Tonnage: 1,199
Previous Vessel Names:
Providence Socony, Bert Reinauer, Sinclair Milwaukee, Berwyn, Falcon
Previous Vessel Owners:
Standard Transportation Company, Reinauer Transportation, Sinclair Refining Group
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