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Built April 1943 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Stony Point" # 798, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - United States Petroleum Carriers, Inc., New York [A.S. Onassis],
(per LCI should be American Marine Corp.)
1957 - Alexander S. Onassis Corp., Monrovia, LI, 953
Collided with Greek mv IOANNIS ('57), 18 June 1957, 15 miles west of Ouessant,
voyage Sidon - Antwerp, petroleum. caught fire, towed Antwerp, laid up,
Broken up at Antwerp 1959 by Jos. de Smedt, work began in October
See Photo Below + ( See Videofilm below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "STONY POINT"
Collision 15nm West Ushant on 18.06.1957 & broken up at Antwerp 10.1959. [ By J.de Smedt ]
Reported "Stony Point" was involved in collision with "Ioannis", 18 jun 1947, 15 nautical miles of Ushant and caught fire,
whilst on voyage from Sidon to Antwerp. Fire extinguished and taken in tow. Declared a constructive total loss and sold
to shipbreakers in Belgium. Arrived Antwerp oct 1959 to be broken up.
( Photo Smit International )
Short film of the :
Stony Point in tow behind Dutch tug Thames 1957.
The following movie can be seen on YouTube ;
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Film thanks to British Pathe Limited.
Custody & Disposal CARDS by PMARS is MARAD's official repository of NDRF ships
of Stony Point
No Disposal CARDS