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 "Cahawba". Starboard side view at anchor. December 7th, 1944.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
"Tectarius", ex. "Cahawba".
"Tectarius", ex. "Cahawba".
"Tectarius", ex. "Cahawba".
"Tectarius", ex. "Cahawba".
"Tectarius", ex. "Cahawba".
( Shell photo )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 278. UMSC No. 562. Off. nr. 245695.
Keel laid 01-02 -1943. Launched 30-04-1944. Completed 29-05-1944. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
CAHAWBA-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
TECTARIUS-1947 for Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company Ltd., Shell Petroleum Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
TECTARIUS-1955 for Shell Petroleum Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
TECTARIUS-1961 for Shell Tankers Ltd., London, Great Britain.
Additional Reports:
Reported Tectarius sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived Faslane 28 Jun. 1961 to be broken up. [ By Shipbreaking Industries Ltd. ]