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( Photo Copyright Chris Howell )
"Cantigny", after rebuilding.
"Cantigny", after rebuilding.
 "Frio", ex. "Cantigny".
"Frio", ex. "Cantigny", photo taken in september, 1984, an old twin-bridge tanker is entering drydock for scrapping
at "Crinavis" scrapyard, in San Roque (Spain). In the background, the tanker "ALMIRANTE ROTAECHE".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 461. UMSC No.1794. Official nr. 247452.
Keel laid 30-12-1944. Launched 13-03-1945. Completed 26-03-1945. Gr. 10297 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 General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
CANTIGNY-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
CANTIGNY-1947 for Cities Service Oil Company, International Ocean Transport Corporation, New York, USA.
CANTIGNY-1962 for Tankships Inc , New York, USA.
CANTIGNY-1976 for International Ocean Transport Corporation, New York, USA.
CANTIGNY-1979 for Grand Bassa Tankers Inc , New York, USA.
FRIO-1980 for Sabine Towing & Transportation Company Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Cantigny lengthened and widened in 1962 by new bow and cargo section built by Burmeister & Wain A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark.
New dimensions 193.1 / 186.9 x 22.9 m, 15344 grt / 27382 dwt.
Reported Frio sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived, La Linera, Algeciras 23 Aug. 1984 to be broken up. [ By Compania Espanola Para La Fabrice De Acero Inoxiadable ] Work began in the Crinavis Shipyard in Oct. 1984, employing several subcontractors.