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"Monitor", ex. "San Juan Hill".
"Washington Trader", ex. "Monitor", ex. "San Juan Hill".
( Photo thanks to Capt. Richard A. Johnson)
"Washington Trader", ex. "Monitor", ex. "San Juan Hill".

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 292. UMSC No. 1500. Off. nr. 245566.
Keel laid 07-09-1943. Launched 12-04-1944. Completed 19-05-1944. 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.
SAN JUAN HILL-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
MONITOR-1948 for North American Shipping & Trading Company Inc., New York, USA.
MONITOR-1955 for U.S. Dept. of Commerce, New York, USA.
WASHINGTON TRADER-1973 for American Trading & Production Corporation, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Washington Trader cargo section removed and replaced by mid-body from MISSION SAN FERNANDO (Marinship Yard #31) by General Dynamics Corp., Quincy, Mass, Jun. 1966.
Reported Washington Trader sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 24 Jan. 1973 to be broken up. [ By Chi Shun Hwa Steel Company Ltd. ]