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E.W. Sinclair
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E. W. SINCLAIR, USA, 1ST (aft)
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.,  (1/42),  #192, 241281
Sold to 3/1963 to Lipsett Div. of Luria Bros., re-sold, broken up at Hirao 1964,
sold Mizushima 13.08.1963 for Hirao, work began 10.01.1964
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "E.W. SINCLAIR"
IDNo:
2241281
Year:
1941
Name:
E.W. SINCLAIR
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
01.1942

Tons:
10907
Link:
-
DWT:
16928
Yard No:
192
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:
Sold to 3/1963 to Lipsett Div. of Luria Bros., re-sold, broken up at Hirao 1964,
sold Mizushima 13.08.1963 for Hirao, work began 10.01.1964.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
241281
5008497
2241281
1942
E.W. SINCLAIR
10907
-
Sinclair Refining Co., Inc.

Text with photo :
TANKER E. W. SINCLAIR LAUNCHED
Kearny, N.J., DEC 6 -- The 17,650 Ton Oil tanker E.W. Sinclair slides down the ways into the Hackeback River today. The eighteenth vessel to be launched this year at the yard of the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., one of World's largest petroleum carriers, the E.W. Sinclair was christened by Katharine Anne Bishop, granddaughter of Earle W. Sinclair, President of Sinclair Refining Co.
( Newspaper photo )
Text with photo :
LATEST ADDITION TO THE MERCHANT FLEET
Kearny, N.J., DEC 6 -- The 17,650 Ton Oil tanker E.W. Sinclair entering the Hackeback River during the launching Ceremony at the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company here today. The ship is the 18th vessel to slide down teh ways here this year.
( Newspaper photo )
Text with photo :
NEW TANKER HITS THE WTER
Kearny, N.J., DEC 6 -- The tanker E.W. Sinclair slides down the ways at the Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company folllowing its christening today at the company's Kearny Yards.
( Newspaper photo )