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Cedar Breaks
"Cedar Breaks", seen just after the war.
( Photo copyright WSS )
"Cedar Breaks".
 "Caltex Genoa", ex. "Cedar Breaks".
 "Caltex Genoa", ex. "Cedar Breaks" before rebuilding.
The "Caltex Genoa", virtually unrecognisable as a former T2 tanker, after conversion by Hitachi
Zosen in Japan. Built as the "Cedar Breaks" at the Kaiser shipyard, the 'Caltex' part of her name
was later replaced, the ship becoming "Chevron Genoa".
"Caltex Genoa", ex. "Cedar Breaks", almost identical photo as above, but taken from a bit different angle.
"Caltex Genoa", ex. "Cedar Breaks".
( Photo Copyright Cape Town Ships Slides )
"Chevron Genoa", ex. "Caltex Genoa", ex. "Cedar Breaks".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 111. UMSC No. 2394. Off. nr. 246999.
Keel laid 13-10-1944. Launched 24-11-1944. Completed 18-12-1944. 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.
CEDAR BREAKS-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
CEDAR BREAKS-1947 for Overseas Tank Ship Corporation, Panama.
CALTEX GENOA-1952 for Overseas Tank Ship Corporation, Panama.
CHEVRON GENOA-1968 for Overseas Tankship Corporation, Panama.
CHEVRON GENOA-1970 for American Transport Compan & Overseas Tankship Corporation, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Caltex Genoa lengthened and widened in 1966 by replacement of bow and cargo section with new forebody built by Hitachi Zosen, Innoshima. Deliverd Jul. 1963.
New dimensions, 18 Tanks, 172.4 / 164.9 x 23,6 m, 13938 grt / 23684 dwt.
Reported Caltex Genoa sold to shipbreakers in Hong Kong. Arrived 13 Jan. 1979 to be broken up. [ By Sam Woo ]