Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 335. UMSC No. 2060. Off. nr. 247563.
Keel laid 22-01-1945. Launched 20-03-1945. Completed 26-04-1945. 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.
SPIRIT LAKE-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
ESSO BRIDGEPORT-1947 for Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ESSO BRIDGEPORT-1950 for Esso Shipping Company, Delaware, USA.
ESSO BRIDGEPORT-1960 for Humble Oil & Refining Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
MARINE TEXAN-1963 for Marine Sulphur Carriers Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Reported Marine Texan lengthened and widened and converted into molten sulphur carrier in 1964 by replacement of bow and cargo section with new forebody built by Alabama Drydock & Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama. Delivered Jan. 1964.
New Dimensions 25 Tanks, 184.3 / 178.0 x 24.0 m, 10065 grt / 23402 dwt.
Reported Marine Texan sold to ship-breakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 2 May 1988 in tow to be broken up. [ By Chi Shun Hua Steel Company Ltd. ]