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See also : The collision of the "Fort Worth"

"New Market".
"New Market".
( Photo Copyright W. Schell )
 "Forth Worth", ex. "New Market" after rebuild.
"Forth Worth", ex. "New Market".
Seen here after the "Pasadena".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 433. UMSC No.1788. Official nr. 247267.
Keel laid 31-10-1944. Launched 08-02-1945. Completed 20-02-1945. Gr. 10296 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 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
NEW MARKET-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
NEW MARKET-1946 for Trinidad Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
FORT WORTH-1968 for Trinidad Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
MEURSAULT-1981 for Apex Oil Company, St. Louis, Mo, USA
Additional Reports:
Reported Fort Worth lengthened and widened in 1968 by replacement of bow and cargo section with new forebody built at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, Newport News.
New Dimensions 193.1 / 184.1 x 22.6 m, 14712 grt / 28045 dwt.
Reported Meursault sold to shipbreakers in Bangladesh. Arrived Chittagong 20 Jun.1982 to be broken up, work began in Jul. 1982