Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 290. UMSC No. 1498 Off. nr. 244935.
Keel laid 20-03-1943. Launched 12-12-1943. Completed 15-01-1944. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
FORT FETTERMAN-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
FORT FETTERMAN-1948 for Independent Tankships Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
FORT FETTERMAN-1955 for Chas. Kurz & Company, Inc. (Keystone Shipping Co.), Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Reported Fort Fetterman lengthened and widened in 1958 by replacement of cargo section with new mid-body built by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, Newport News. Delivered Jun. 1968.
New dimensions 27 Tanks, 174.2 / 167.9 x 22.9 m, 12634 grt / 20077 dwt.
Reported Fort Fetterman sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 5 Jun. 1976 to be broken up. Work began 2 Jul.1976. [ By Tung Cheng Steel Manufacturing Company Ltd. ]