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Petronorte - (1961-1966)
"Brookfield", shortly after WWII in 1945/46 demobilized but still equipped with
gunmounts and cargo deck.
Build in 1943 as "Brookfiled", as seen here, was sold in 1948 as "William A.M. Burden.
Sold in 1950 tp Pacific Tankers Inc. In 1961 sold as "Petronorte",
to Argentina for Commercial Tankers Inc., operated by Action Soc. Anon.
Scrapped in April 1968 in Kaoshiung.
"Petronorte", ex. "William A.M. Burden", ex. "Brookfield".
Built May 1943 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Brookfield" # 800, for U.M.S.C.
Operated by Keystone Shipping Co, Philadelphia.
1948 - WILLIAM A.M. BURDEN, Union Sulphur Co., Inc., New York
1950 - Pacific Tankers, Inc., New York, [Aristotle S. Onassis]
1951 - Western Tankers, Inc., New York, [do.]
1957 - Alexander S. Onassis Corp., Monrovia, LI, 958
1961 - PETRONORTE, Commercial Tankers, Inc. (operated by Action Soc. Anon.),
Buenos Aires, AR [Granville Conway, New York]
Broken up at Castellon 1966, arrived prior 02.04.1966,
work began in 04.1966
The Miramar Ship Index for "BROOKFIELD"
1948 WILLIAM A.M.BURDEN - 1961 PETRONORTE
Scrapped at Castellon 02.04.1966.