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Stony Creek
T2-SE-A1
Built August 1943 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon, as "Stony Creek"
# 813, for U.M.S.C.
1948 "Stony Creek", American Tramp Shipping Development Corp., Wilmington, Del. (Kulukundis), USA.
1957 "Poseidon", Red. Canyon Corp., (Mar-Trade Corp.), Monrovia, Liberia.
1960 Scrapped Blyth, by Hughes Bolckow, Ltd., arrived. 28.10.1960.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "STONY CREEK"
IDNo:
2243930
Year:
1943
Name:
STONY CREEK
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
13.07.1943
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
08.1943

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
21
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:
1957 POSEIDON

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Blyth 28.10.1960. [ By Hughes Bolckow Ltd. ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Registered Owner
243930
2243930
1943
STONY CREEK
10448
U.S. Govt.
243930
2243930
1943
STONY CREEK
10448
1948
American Tramp Sg Development Corp.
914
2243930
1943
POSEIDON
10448
1957
Red Canyon Corp.

1944-04-17. Aerial port side view of the American tanker "Stony Creek".
She is armed with a 5 inch gun aft and a 3 inch AA gun mounted forward.
4 20 mm Oerlikon AA guns are grouped on the island amidships and 4 more are sited aft.
Spar decks have been constructed above the well decks for the carriage of deck cargo.
 
Correct name of the tanker is "Stony Creek".