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 "Meuse-Argonne", source, location and date unknown.
"Caltex Bordeaux", ex. "Meuse-Argonne".
"Caltex Bordeaux", ex. "Meuse-Argonne".
"Caltex Bordeaux", ex. "Meuse-Argonne".
"Petro-Pauillac", ex. "Caltex Bordeaux", ex. "Meuse-Argonne".
"Petro-Pauillac", ex. "Caltex Bordeaux", ex. "Meuse-Argonne".
 "Tropical Grace", ex. "Petro-Pauillac", ex. "Caltex Bordeaux", ex. "Meuse-Argonne".
Rebuilt as a self unloading bulk carrier.

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 460. UMSC No.1792. Official nr. 247456.
Keel laid 16-11-1944. Launched 28-02-1945. Completed 12-03-1945. Gr. 10297 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 General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
MEUSE-ARGONNE-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
MEUSE-ARGONNE-1948 for Overseas Tankship Corporation , Panama.
CALTEX BORDEAUX-1951 for Outremer de Navegation Petroliere Soc. Anon., Bordeaux, France.
CALTEX BORDEAUX-1961 for Union Industrielle des Petroles, Bordeaux, France.
PETRO PAUILLAC-1967 for Societe Petromer, Bordeaux, France.
TROPICAL GRACE-1968 Tropical Tankers Inc., Wallem & Company Ltd., Panama.
MARATHA TRANSHIPPER-1969 for Chowgule Steamships Ltd., Bombay, India.
Additional Reports:
Reported Tropical Grace converted in Apr. 1969 to self-unloading bulk carrier by Asano Dockyard, Osaka, Japan, for iron ore lighterage.
New dimensions 10244 grt / 15780 dwt.
Reported Maratha Transhipper ran aground in bad weather 28 Jun. 1985, in position 15.26 N / 73.47 E, on rocks of Mormugoa breakwater, South Goa, India, broke in two and sunk.