Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 149. UMSC No. 2721 Off. nr. 248735.
Keel laid 23-06-1945. Launched 12-09-1945. Completed 04-10-1945. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
FORT HOSKINS-1945 completedfor United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
FORT HOSKINS-1947 for Cities Service Tankers Corporation, New York, USA.
FORT HOSKINS-1961 for Tankships Inc., New York, USA.
FORT HOSKINS-1976 for International Ocean Transport Corpration, New York, USA.
RED RIVER-1-978 for Sabine Towing & Transportation Company Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
RIVER-1984 for voyage to the breakers yard.
Reported Fort Hoskins lengthened and widened in 1961 by new mid-body built by Verolme Shipyards, Heusden.
New dimensions, 30 Tanks, 193,1 / 186,8 x 23,0 m, 15221 grt / 25585 dwt.
Reported Red River sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived in tow Kaohsiung 23 Aug. 1984 to be broken up, bearing the name RIVER. [ By Chi Shun Hwa Steel Company Ltd. ]