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"Gervais" anchored in war outfit.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
"Gervais" at San Nicolas, Aruba, during the 50's.
"Gervais" at San Nicolas, Aruba, during the 50's.
"Gervais", name is hard to read.

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 36. UMSC No. 828. Off. nr. 244651.
Keel laid 04-09-1943. Launched 28-10-1943. Completed 17-11-1943. 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.
GERVAIS-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
GERVAIS-1948 for American Overseas Tanker Corporation, Panama.
WORLD THEME-1956 for World Theme Corporation, S. Niarchos, Monrovia, Liberia.
WORLD THEME-1961 for Apollo Sg., Co., Ltd., Monrovia, Liberia.
WORLD MARINE-1962 for Apollo Sg., Co., Ltd., Monrovia, Liberia.
NEDDY-1965 for Nauta Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
OMNIUM MARINER-1973 for Omnium Transportation Company, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported World Theme lengthened, widened and converted into bulk carrier in 1962 by replacement of bow and cargo section with new forebody built by Hellenic Shipyards, Skaramanga.
New dimensions, 4 Holds, 7 Hatches: 10,5 8,8 7,4 7,4 8,9 8,9 8,9 x 11,2 m., 169.7 / 166.1 x 24.0 m, 14304 grt / 23822 dwt.
Reported Omnium Mariner sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Gandia 1 Feb. 1978 to be broken up. [ By Demolicion Naval ]