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Albert E. Watts
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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"
IDNo:
5008497
Year:
1941
Name:
ALBERT E. WATTS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
06.1941

Tons:
10907
Link:
-
DWT:
16928
Yard No:
190
Length overall:
160.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
153.9
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
22.0
Builder:
Federal SB & DD Co.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Kearny
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-14.5

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
Hulked at Mobile 1970s & scrapped at Mobile 2003 ( reported 02.2005 )

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
240731
5008497
5008497
1941
ALBERT E. WATTS
10907
Sinclair Refining Co., Inc.
240731
5008497
5008497
1941
ALBERT E. WATTS
10907
1963a
T.J.Stevenson & Co., Inc.
240731
5008497
5008497
1941
ALBERT E. WATTS
10907
1963b
U.S. Govt.

"Albert E. Watts", in a deplorable state.