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Camp Namanu
"Camp Namanu", seen just after the war.
( Photo copyright WSS )
 "Camp Namanu".
 "Camp Namanu" an old news paper photo.
"Ark", ex. "Camp Namanu", used to carry gasoline- mostly both grades from Romania to USA,
for Joy-a local distributor-good octane, even as as it had a long sea passage in 1963.
( Photo Copyright Harry Stott )
"Ark", ex. "Camp Namanu".
( Photo Copyright Harry Stott )

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 64. UMSC No. 1921 Off. nr. 245670.
Keel laid 08-03-1944. Launched 25-04-1944. Completed 26-05-1944. 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.
CAMP NAMANU-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
CAMP NAMANU-1948 for American Marine Corporation, New York, USA.
CAMP NAMANU-1949 for United States Petroleum Carriers Inc., New York, USA.
CAMP NAMANU-1957 for Alexander S. Onassis, Monrovia, Liberia.
CAMP NAMANU-1962 for Rosedale Navegation, Monrovia, Liberia.
ARK-1963 for Rosedale Navegation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Ark sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Valencia 20 Feb. 1969 to be broken up. [ By Industrial Y Comercial de Levante S.A. ]