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Z-ET1-S-C3 Tankers built by California Shipbuilding, Los Angeles, CA.
Henry C. Wallace
Z-ET1-S-C3

HENRY C. WALLACE, USA,  1 T
7,208 GRT for U. S. War Shipping Administration, Los Angeles,  422.8 x 57.0
Tanker built by California Shipbuilding Corp., Los Angeles,  (9/43),  #T2, 244178
1951 - Paco Tankers, Inc. (Keystone Shipping Co.), Wilmington, Del.
1954 - TROCADERO   Theatre Navigation Corp., Monrovia   [Keystone Shipping Co.], LI, 370
1955 - PERCY JORDAN, Seatankers, Inc., Monrovia  [ Daniel K. Ludwig, New York ]  converted to dry cargo and
lengthened by Kure Shipyard Div., National Bulk Carriers, inc., Kure,  8,687 grt,  494.5'  dlvd. 11/1955
1960 - Argyll Shiipping Co., Ltd., London  (Hamilton, Bda.)  [do.],  BR, 301129
1965 - CALIFORNIA SUN   Gamps Marine Finance, Ltd., Monrovia  [John Philippides], LI, 2237
Abandoned following engine room fire and explosion, 16 Nov 1967, in 01.37 N-59.56 E, voyage Belekeri - Germany,
iron ore, fire put out and towed into Mahe, Seychelles, 5 Dec, CTL, sold to local buyers for scrapping,
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "HENRY C. WALLACE"
IDNo:
2244178
Year:
1943
Name:
HENRY C. WALLACE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
15.08.1943
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
09.1943

Tons:
7208
Link:
-
DWT:
10674
Yard No:
T2
Length overall:
134.6
Ship Design:
Z-ET1-S-C3
LPP:
126.8
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
17.3
Builder:
California SB Corp.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Terminal Is
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-11

Subsequent History:
1954 TROCADERO -
[ 1955 Lg 155.9 / 148.5 mtr, 8687 grt / 12500 dwt, converted to cargo ship ] -
1955 PERCY JORDAN - 1965 CALIFORNIA SUN

Disposal Data:
Explosion & fire 1.34 N / 59.30 E on 16.11.1967 (1 dead) & abandoned at Mahe, Seychelles, 05.12.1967

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
244178
2244178
1943
HENRY C. WALLACE
7208
U.S. Govt.
244178
2244178
1943
HENRY C. WALLACE
7208
1951
Paco Tankers Inc.
370
2244178
1943
TROCADERO
7208
1954
Theatre Nav Corp.
370
2244178
1943
PERCY JORDAN
8687
1955
Seatankers Inc.
301129
527455
2244178
1943
PERCY JORDAN
8687
1960
Argyll Sg Co Ltd.
2237
527455
2244178
1943
CALIFORNIA SUN
8687
1965
Gamps Marine Finance Ltd.

 "Percy Jordan", ex. "Trocadero", ex. "Henry C. Wallace".
 "Percy Jordan", ex. "Trocadero", ex. "Henry C. Wallace".
 "California Sun", ex. "Percy Jordan", ex. "Trocadero", ex. "Henry C. Wallace", seen here as a freight vessel.
 
"California Sun", ex. "Percy Jordan", ex. "Trocadero", ex. "Henry C. Wallace".