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River Raisin
Aerial port side view of the American tanker "River Raisin". She is armed with a 4 inch gun aft, a 3 inch AA gun in the bow and 20 mm Oerlikon AA guns in the corners of the island amidships and before and abaft the funnel. Note the spar decks constructed above the well decks for the carriage of deck cargo.
"Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin".
The tanker Rosina Marron, at dock at Port Newark, N.J., following her christening, Thursday, April 15, 1948. She is the first large ship to be registered from the growing Port of Newark. Owned by the Coastal Oil Company.
"Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin", Boston, USA, February 16th, 1952.
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"Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin".
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Funnel & Company logo, "Rosina Marron", ex. "River Raisin".
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History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 15. UMSC No. 807. Off. nr. 243628.
Keel laid 28-02-1943. Launched 25-05-1943. Completed 27-06-1943. 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.
RIVER RAISIN-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
ROSINA MARRON-1948 for Coastal Oil Company, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
AEOLUS-1954 for Yarmouth Steamship Company, New York, USA.
ANDROS SPARROW-1957 for San Rafael Compania Naviera, Monrovia, Liberia.
VALIANT WARHEAD-1959 for Transpollux Carriers Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
TRANSARCTIC-1960 for Compania Naviera Bahia S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Transarctic sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 14 Apr. 1963 to be broken up. [ By China Steel Corp. ]