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Fort Bridger
"Fort Bridger".
"Fort Bridger".
"Fort Bridger".
"Fort Bridger".
"Fort Bridger".
"Archer", ex. "Fort Bridger".
"Archer", ex. "Fort Bridger".
( Photo copyright F.R. Sherlock )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 289. UMSC No. 1497. Off. nr. 245050.
Keel laid 15-03-1943. Launched 13-01-1944. Completed 29-02-1944. 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.
FORT BRIDGER-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
FORT BRIDGER-1948 for United States Petroleum Carriers Inc., New York, USA.
FORT BRIDGER-1957 for Alexander S. Onassis Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
FORT BRIDGER-1963 for Sunstone Marine Panama SA , Monrovia, Liberia.
ARCHER-1970 for Sunstone Marine Panama S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Archer sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 5 May 1970 to be broken up. Work began 20 Jun. 1970. [ By Yung Tai Steel & Iron Works Ltd. ]