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Schenectady
See also : Building & Launch of the "Schenectady"

T2-SE-A1
Built December 1942 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Schenectady" # 793, for U.M.S.C.
( broke in two aft of her bridge, 14 Jan 1943, while berthed at shipyard following completion
of sea trials, repaired and in service April 1943 )
1948 - DIODATO TRIPCOVICH, D. Tripcovich, Venice  (Trieste),  IT 448
Broken up at Genoa, Feb 1962, by S.N.A.M.
( See photos below )
 The Miramar Ship Index for "SCHENECTADY"
IDNo:
2242620
Year:
1943
Name:
SCHENECTADY
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
24.10.1942
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
16.01.1943

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
1
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:
1948 DIODATO TRIPCOVICH

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Genoa 02.1962.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
242620
2242620
1943
SCHENECTADY
10448
U.S. Govt.
448
2242620
1943
DIODATO TRIPCOVICH
10448
1948
D. Tripcovich

 
"Schenectady" at the fitting out pier.
 
"Schenectady" at the fitting out pier.
 
The "Schenectady", the first T2 tanker from the Kaiser shipyard, broken in two at her berth after
returning from her trials in January 1943.