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Trimble's Ford

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History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 533. UMSC No.2708. Official nr. 248744.
Keel laid 20-06-1945. Launched 14-09-1945. Completed 26-10-1945. Gr. 10296 t., Net. 6236 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
TRIMBLE’S FORD-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
TRIMBLE’S FORD-1947 for National Bulk Carriers Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ROCKY POINT-1961 for Kukulundis Maritime Industries, New York, USA
Additional Reports:
Reported lengthened and re-engined by Bethlehem Steel Co., Baltimore, USA.
New dimensions Lg 166.1 m reg, 11670 grt, re-engined with Steam turbine with dubb. Reduction.
Reported Rocky Point sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Hirao 14 Dec 1962 to be broken up, work began 25 Aug. 1963.