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

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 280. UMSC No. 564. Off. nr. 246013.
Keel laid 21-03-1944. Launched 16-06-1944. Completed 18-07-1944. 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.
WAHOO SWAMP-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
GULFSWAMP-1948 for Gulf Oil Corporation, Philadelphia, USA.
EMSPIROL-1960 for Emder Tankschiff G.m.b.H., Emden, Germany.
NEREID-1968 for Nereid Steamship Corporation, New York, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Nereid used as lightering vessel in Chittagong Area.
Reported Nereid sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 8 Jul.1972 to be broken up. [By Lung Yung Steel Corporation]