Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 318. UMSC No. 2043. Off. nr. 247013.
Keel laid 29-09-1944. Launched 30-11-1944. Completed 22-12-1944. 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.
BEECHER ISLAND-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
BEECHER ISLAND-1947 for British Tanker Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
BEECHER ISLAND-1956 for British Petroleum Tanker Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
Reported Beecher Island sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived Barrow 8 Oct. 1959 to be broken up. [ By T.W. Ward Ltd. ]