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Aerial starboard side view of the American tanker "Corinth". Note the 5 inch gun aft,
3 inch AA gun forward and the 20 mm Oerlikon AA guns in the superstructure
amidships and aft.
"Charitas", ex. "Corinth".
( Photo Skyfotos )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 305. UMSC No. 376. Official nr. 243851.
Keel laid 12-04-1943. Launched 21-07-1943. Completed 30-07-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6370 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 161,26 m., Br. 21,00 m., Dr. 8,08 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots.26 Tanks.
CORINTH-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
CHARITAS-1948 for Alberto Ravana Fu Pietro, Genoa, Italy.
Additional Reports:
Reported Charitas sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Vado Ligure Aug. 1966 to be broken up. [ By ARDEM Spa ]