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Socony 11 (2) - (1951-1960)
See also : Mobil 11- (1960-1989)
"Socony 11", seen here as "Christine Gellatly".
Built as the second "Socony 11" by Avondale Shipyards of New Orleans, Louisiana in October of 1951 for Socony-Vacuum Oil (hull # 357).
She is 100(ft) long with a single deck, curved stem and elliptical stern.She was then acquired by the Mobil Oil Corporation and
renamed the "Mobil 11".
When environmental laws changed and prohibited the transport of petroleum by single screw tugs the "Mobil 11" was sold off
and acquired by Gellatly and renamed the "Christine Gellatly".
Kosnac Floating Derrick, Corporation acquired her and renamed her the "Gotham".
But, in light of a multitude of mechanical issues and she was put up for sale.
In 2005, she was acquired by Vinik Marine of South Amboy, New Jersey where after an extensive mechanical
rebuild she was renamed "Dorothy Elizabeth" and re entered service.
IMO number: 5238030
Name of ship: GOTHAM
Call Sign: WD8424
Nett tonnage: 95
Gross tonnage: 199
Deadweigt tonnage: -
Measurements: ?/29.55/7.68/3.92/3.636 meters
Type of ship: Tug
Engine: Diesel engine 1177 HP
Year of build: 1951
Builder: Avondale, Avondale
History of ship: Socony 11-1960; Mobil 11-1989
Status of ship: In Service
Registered owner: KOSNAC FLOATING
Address: 1435, Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The Miramar Ship Index for "SOCONY 11"
1960 MOBIL 11 - ?? CHRISTINE GELLATLY -
1989 GOTHAM - 2007 DOROTY ELIZABETH -
2010 John Garner Marine Construction of Staten Island.
Out of service in May 2008.
2010 sold for breaking up.