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Fort Frederica
"Fort Frederica".
"Fort Frederica".
"Fort Frederica".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 118. UMSC No. 2401. Off. nr. 247133.
Keel laid 18-11-1944. Launched 27-12-1944. Completed 22-01-1945. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
FORT FREDERICA-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
FORT FREDERICA-1947 for British Tanker Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
FORT FREDERICA-1956 for BP Tanker Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
Additional Reports:
Reported Fort Frederica sold to shipbreakers in Hong Kong. Arrived 2 Nov. 1959 to be broken up. [ By Hong Kong Towing & Salvage Company Ltd. ]