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Fort Cheswell
"Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
"Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
"Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
"Landbreeze" ex. "Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
( Photo thanks to Thor Eickstedt )
"Panargy 1" ex. "Landbreeze" ex. "Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
"Sirod", ex. "Panargy 1" ex. "Landbreeze" ex. "Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
( Photo copyright A. Duncan )
"Capistrano", ex. "Sirod", ex. "Panargy 1" ex. "Landbreeze" ex. "Stanwell" ex. "Fort Cheswell".
In 1966 loaded with grain to the U.S.S.R.
( Photo copyright Harry Stott )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 472. UMSC No.2444. Official nr. 248284.
Keel laid 23-04-1945. Launched 14-07-1945. Completed 11-08-1945. 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 Elliott & Company, Pennsylvania. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
FORT CHESWELL-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
STANWELL-1947 for Stanhope Shipping Company Ltd., J.A. Billmeir & Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
LANDBREEZE-1959 for AB Sjöfart, T.S. Bendixen, Lillesand, Norway.
PANARGY I-1960 for Panargy Shipping Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
PANARGY I-1961 for Maryland International S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
SIROD-1963 for Maryland International S.A., Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
CAPISTRANO-1965 for Cia., Compania Naviera Capistrano S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Capistrano sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 7 Apr. 1967 to be broken up.