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Albert E. Watts
A "Look A Like" T2-Tanker
ALBERT E. WATTS, US, 1ST (aft)(14½)
10,907 GRT for Sinclair Refining Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del., 508.2 x 72.1
Tanker built by Federal SB. & DD. Co., Kearny, N.J., (6), #190, 240731
1963 - T. J. Stevenson & Co., Inc., New York (acquired for trade-in)
1963 - U. S. Dept. of Commerce - Maritime Administration, New York
Lent to U. S. Coast Guard 7/75 for use as fire-fighting training hulk at Mobile, Ala.,
reported Feb 2002 in Beaumont Reserve Fleet, intended for sale.
But was never in Beaumont, her listing there was an administrative listing only.
She couldn’t float on her own and was scrapped in situ in Mobile.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "ALBERT E. WATTS"
Hulked at Mobile 1970s & scrapped at Mobile 2003 ( reported 02.2005 )
"Albert E. Watts", in a deplorable state.