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Turkey Island
"Esso Fawley", 10.448 GT,  Built 9.1944, as "Turkey Island" by Sun S.B. & D.D. Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
"Esso Fawley", ex. "Turkey Island".
"Esso Fawley", ex. "Turkey Island".
Rebuild as a bulker "Aticus", ex. "Esso Fawley", ex. "Turkey Island".
( Photo Copyright David Boone )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 420. UMSC No. 1756. Official nr. 246345,
Keel laid 11-05-1944. Launched 21-08-1944. Completed 31-08-1944. Gr. 10296 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 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
TURKEY ISLAND-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
ESSO FAWLEY-1947 for Anglo-American Oil Company, London, Great Britain.
ATTICUS-1955 for Lorca Cia. Naviera S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
ANDROS SATURN-1957 for Lorca Cia Naviera S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
SKIATHOS-1960 for Vicalvaro Cia Naviera S.A., Piraeus, Greece.
Additional Reports:
Reported Atticus converted into ore/oil carrier in 1955 by Sasebo Heavy Industries, Sasebo, Japan.
New Dimensions Lg 172.0 m oa, 11053 grt.
Reported Skiathos sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Aioi 13 Aug. 1963 to be broken up.