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River Raisin
T2-SE-A1
Built June 1943 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "River Raisin" # 807, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - ROSINA MARRON, Coastal Oil Co., Newark, N.J., (intially mgd. by Sieling & Jarvis,
subsequently by Marine Transport Lines, Inc.)
1954 - AEOLUS, Yarmouth SS. Co., Inc., New York, [Orion Shipping & Trading Co., Inc.]
1957 - ANDROS SPARROW, San Rafael Cia. Naviera S.A., Monrovia  [do.], LI, 1044
1959 - VALIANT WARHEAD, Transpollux Carriers Corp., Monrovia, [Ocean Carriers Corp., New York]
1960 - TRANSARCTIC, Cia. Naviera Bahia S.A., Monrovia, [Ocean Shipping & Trading Corp., New York]
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1963 by China Steel Corp.,
arrived 14.04.1963.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "RIVER RAISIN"
IDNo:
5367257
Year:
1943
Name:
RIVER RAISIN
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
25.05.1943
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
06.1943

Tons;
10448
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
15
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 ROSINA MARRON - 1954 AEOLUS - 1957 ANDROS SPARROW -
1959 VALIANT WARHEAD - 1960 TRANSARCTIC

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 14.04.1963 [ by China Steel Corp. ].

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
243628
5367257
1943
RIVER RAISIN
10448
U.S. Govt.
243628
5367257
1943
ROSINA MARRON
10448
1948
Coastal Oil Co.
243628
5367257
1943
AEOLUS
10448
1954
Yarmouth SS Co Inc.
1044
5367257
1943
ANDROS SPARROW
10448
1957
San Rafael Cia Naviera SA
1044
5367257
1943
VALIANT WARHEAD
10448
1959
Transpollux Carriers Corp.
1044
5367257
1943
TRANSARCTIC
10448
1960
Cia Naviera Bahia SA

Aerial port side view of the American tanker "River Raisin". She is armed with a 4 inch gun aft, a 3 inch AA gun in the bow and 20 mm Oerlikon AA guns in the corners of the island amidships and before and abaft the funnel. Note the spar decks constructed above the well decks for the carriage of deck cargo.
 
"Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin".
The tanker Rosina Marron, at dock at Port Newark, N.J., following her christening, Thursday, April 15, 1948. She is the first large ship to be registered from the growing Port of Newark. Owned by the Coastal Oil Company.
 
"Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin", Boston, USA, February 16th, 1952.
( Photo Copyright Arthur P. Cooley )
 
"Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin".
( Photo Copyright reserved )
 
Funnel & Company logo, "Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin".
( Photo Copyright reserved )