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 "Americano" ex. "Fairfax".
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"Americano" ex. "Fairfax".
"Americano" ex. "Fairfax".
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"Hudson" ex. "Omnium Pioneer" ex. "Americano" ex. "Fairfax".
"Hudson" ex. "Omnium Pioneer" ex. "Americano" ex. "Fairfax".
( Photo Collection Stuart Smith )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 308. UMSC No. 379. Official nr. 244463.
Keel laid 14-07-1943. Launched 21-10-1943. Completed 30-10-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6249 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.
FAIRFAX-1943 completed for Chas. Kurz & Company Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
AMERICANO-1947 for Compania Naviera Cisterna S.p.A., Genoa, Italy.
OMNIUM PIONEER-1959 for Omnium Navigation Company, Monrovia, Liberia.
HUDSON-1961 for Victory Transport Inc., Oriental Exporters Inc., New York, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Omnium Pioneer converted into bulk carrier in 1960 by Akers Mekaniske Verksted, Oslo, Norway.
1960 New Dimensions 10160 gt. Deliverd 03/1960,
Reported Hudson sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived 15 aug 1971 to be broken up. Work began 20 Sep. 1971, work completed 30 Oct. 1971. [ By Chin Ho Fa Steel Co. ]