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Stony Creek
1944-04-17. Aerial port side view of the American tanker "Stony Creek".
She is armed with a 5 inch gun aft and a 3 inch AA gun mounted forward.
4 20 mm Oerlikon AA guns are grouped on the island amidships and 4 more are sited aft.
Spar decks have been constructed above the well decks for the carriage of deck cargo.
Correct name of the tanker is "Stony Creek".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 21. UMSC No. 813. Off. nr. 243930.
Keel laid 07-05-1943. Launched 13-07-1943. Completed 05-08-1943. 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.
STONY CREEK-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
STONY CREEK-1948 for American Tramp Shipping Development Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.
POSEIDON-1957 for Red Canyon Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Poseidon sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived 28 Oct.1960 to be broken up. [ ByHughes Bolckow Ltd. ]