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Fort Hoskins
T2-SE-A1
Built October 1945 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Fort Hoskins" # 2721, for U.M.S.C.
1947 - Cities Service Oil Co., New York
1961 - Tankships, Inc., New York   [Cities Service Tankers Corp.]
1961 - lengthened and widened by new mid-body built by Verolme Scheepswerft, Heusden, 15,221 grt, 614.8 x 75.2'
(Discarded mid section converted to a deck barge 1965 and named "Ocean Hauler 10")
1976 - International Ocean Transport Corp., New York   (formerly Cities Service Tankers Corp.)
1978 - RED RIVER, Sabine Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., Baltimore
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1984 by Chi Shun Hwa Steel Co., Ltd.,
arrived 23.08.1984 in tow as RIVER, work began 29.08.1984.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "FORT HOSKINS"
IDNo:
2248735
Year:
1945
Name:
FORT HOSKINS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
12.09.1945
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
10.1945

Tons:
10448
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
149
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Kaiser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Swan Island
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1978 RED RIVER -
[ 1961 Lg & widened 15221 grt ] -
1984 RIVER

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 23.08.1984. [ By Chi Shun Hwa Steel Co Ltd. ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
248735
5118096
1945
FORT HOSKINS
10448
U.S. Govt.
248735
5118096
1945
FORT HOSKINS
10448
1947
Cities Service Oil Co.
248735
5118096
5118096
1945
FORT HOSKINS
15221
1961
Tankships Inc.
248735
5118096
5118096
1945
FORT HOSKINS
15221
1976
International Ocean Tpt Corp.
248735
5118096
5118096
1945
RED RIVER
15221
1978
Sabine Towing & Tptn Co Inc.
248735
5118096
5118096
1945
RIVER
15221
1984
Sabine Towing & Tptn Co Inc.

 
"Fort Hoskins".
 
"Fort Hoskins".
 
"Fort Hoskins".
New mid section towed by "Zwarte Zee (III)" to Baltimore, on its way from Holland.
 
"Red River", ex. "Fort Hoskins", photo taken 31.12.1983, Beaumont, Texas, USA ).
( Photo Copyright Barry Brickstock )
 
"Red River", ex. "Fort Hoskins".