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"Marchcal", ex. "Quemado Lake".
( Photo & Copyright Capt. Ronald R. Jansen )
"Naeco" ex. "Marchcal", ex. "Quemado Lake". The tanker "Naeco" was formed in 1958 from the
stern of the T2 "Quemado Lake" and a new midbody built in Japan.
"Naeco" ex. "Marchcal", ex. "Quemado Lake".
( Photo & Copyright Chas Betts )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 257. UMSC No. 541. Off. nr. 244063.
Keel laid 02-03-1943. Launched 09-07-1943. Completed 20-09-1943. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
QUEMADO LAKE-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
QUEMADO LAKE-1948 for Independent Tankships Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
QUEMADO LAKE-1955 for Chas. Kurz & Company Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
MARCHCAL-1956 for Calender Navigation Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
NAECO-1959 for Chas. Kurz & Company Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Marchcal lengthened and widened in 1958 by fitting new midbody by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Kobe. Completed Sep. 1958.
New dimensions 30 Tanks, 174.2 / 167.9 x 22.9 m, 12691 grt / 20105 dwt.
Reported Naeco sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 9 Apr.1972. [ By Yiho Steel Company ]