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Fort Schuyler
T2-SE-A1
Built March 1944 by Sun Shipbuilding Company, Chester, Pennsylvania,
as "Fort Schuyler" # 644, for U.S.M.C.
1944 - Royal Netherlands Gov't. (Phs. van Ommeren (London), Ltd., mgrs.), Rotterdam, NE
1946 - U. S. Maritime Commission (Marine Transport Lines, Inc., mgrs.), New York, US, 251066
1947 - GULFSCOUT, Gulf Oil Corp., Philadelphia
1958 - GULFSTAG, Delships, Inc., Wilmington, Del. [Gulf Oil Corp.] lengthened by replacement of
cargo section with new midbody by Maryland SB. & DD. Co., Baltimore,
12,775 grt, 552.5 x 75.3', work completed 08/1958
Caught fire in engine room, damaged by explosions, 24 Oct 1966, off Morgan City, La., in 28.34 N - 91.40 W,
anchored and abandoned, capsized, resting on bottom abt. 26 Oct, voyage Port Arthur - Tampa, diesel,
naptha & petrol, towed out, sank 19 Dec in 27.56 N - 91.35 W.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "FORT SCHUYLER"
IDNo:
2251066
Year:
1944
Name:
FORT SCHUYLER
Launch Date:
19.02.1944
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
03.1944
Flag:
USA
Keel:

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
336
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number ofscrews/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Owner as Completed:
U.S.War Sg Administration, Philadelphia

Subsequent History:
1947 GULFSCOUT -
[ 1958 Lg & widened 12775 grt ] -
1958 GULFSTAG

Disposal Data:
Explosion & fire 28.38 N / 91.45 W 24.10.66 (7 dead)

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
251066
2251066
1944
FORT SCHUYLER
10297
U.S. Govt.
251066
2251066
1944
GULFSCOUT
10297
1947
Gulf Oil Corp.
251066
2251066
1944
GULFSTAG
12775
1958
Gulf Oil Corp.

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"Fort Schuyler".
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"Fort Schuyler".
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"Gulfscout", ex. "Fort Schuyler".
( Photo Copyright W.S.S. )

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