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Grays Harbour
"Grays Harbor".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 143. UMSC No. 2426 Off. nr. 248270.
Keel laid 28-04-1945. Launched 12-07-1945. Completed 28-07-1945. 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.
GRAYS HARBOR-1945 comppleted for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
GRAYS HARBOR-1947 for Overseas Tankship Company, Panama.
CALTEX RHODESIA-1952 for Overseas Tankship Company, Panama.
RHODESIA MARU-1961 for Tokyo Tanker Kisen Kaisha, Tokyo, Japan.
SHUNYO MARU NO. 2-1964 for Morita Rinkai Kogyo Kisen Kaisha, Ichinomiya, Japan.
Additional Reports:
Reported Shunyo Maru No. 2 converted into sand dredger in 1964.
Reported Shunyo Maru No. 2 sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung Mar. 1970 to be broken up.