Auke Visser's Famous T - Tankers Pages     |   home
Joshua Tree

"Joshua Tree".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 114. UMSC No. 2397. Off. nr. 247055.
Keel laid 28-10-1944. Launched 08-12-1944. Completed 30-12-1944. 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.
JOSHUA TREE-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
JOSHUA TREE-1947 for National Bulk Carriers Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
JOSHUA TREE-1951 for American Tankers Incorp., of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
JOSHUA TREE-1957 for National Bulk Carriers Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Joshua Tree re-engined in 1948, 1ST (aft).
Reported Joshua Tree sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Hirao, Jul. 1963 to be broken up. [ By Matsukuar % Co. ]