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Emspirol
Wahoo Swamp
T2-SE-A1
Built July 1944 by Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama,
as "Wahoo Swamp" # 564, for U.M.S.C.
1948 "Gulfswamp", Gulf Oil Corp., Philadelphia.
1960 "Emspirol", Emder Tankschiff G.m.b.H., Emden  (D. K. Ludwig, New York), GE.
Used to lighter cargoes brought into the lower reaches of the River Ems by 85,000 DWT
tankers of Universe Tankships, and to distribute to other European terminals
1968 "Nereid", Nereid SS. Corp., Panama ("C" Ventures, Inc. New York - Anthony Culucundis), PA.
Used as a lightering vessel, Chittagong area.
1972 Scrapped at Kaoshiung, by Lung Jung Steel Corp.,
arrived prior 08.07.1972.
( See photos below )
Ship Report for "WAHOO SWAMP"
IDNo:
2246013
Year:
1944
Name:
WAHOO SWAMP
Launch Date:
16.06.1944
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
18.07.1944
Flag:
USA
Keel:

Ton:
10172
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
280
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Alabama DD
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Mobile
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1948 GULFSWAMP - 1960 EMSPIROL - 1968 NEREID

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 08.07.1972.

History:
ON  
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Owner
246013
2246013
1944
WAHOO SWAMP
10172
U.S. Govt .
2246013
1944
GULFSWAMP
10172
1948
Gulf Oil Corp.
2246013
1944
EMSPIROL
10172
1960
D.K. Ludwig
2246013
1944
NEREID
10172
1968
A. Culucundis

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"Wahoo Swamp".
( Photo Copyright W.S.S. )
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"Wahoo Swamp".
( Photo thanks to Bob Simmons )
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"Gulfswamp", ex. "Wahoo Swamp".
( Photo courtesy of Photoship )
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"Emspirol", ex. "Gulfswamp", ex. "Wahoo Swamp".
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"Emspirol", ex. "Gulfswamp", ex. "Wahoo Swamp".
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"Emspirol", ex. "Gulfswamp", ex. "Wahoo Swamp".
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"Emspirol", ex. "Gulfswamp", ex. "Wahoo Swamp", approaching Bremen (Germany), February 1965.
( Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus )
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"Emspirol", ex. "Gulfswamp", ex. "Wahoo Swamp", leaving Bremen (Germany), August 1965.
( Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus )

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