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 "Sweetwater" at Copenhagen, Danmark, May, 1947.
( Photo Copyright Alan Duncan )
( A newspaper photo )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 261. UMSC No. 545. Off. nr. 244562.
Keel laid 30-04-1943. Launched 12-10-1943. Completed 13-11-1943. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
SWEETWATER-1943 for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobil, Alabama, USA.
SWEETWATER-1948 for Metro Petroleum Shipping Company Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
SWEETWATER-1957 for Sweetwater Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Sweetwater sold to shipbreakers in Italy. Arrived La Spezia 30 Aug. 1961 to be broken up. [ By Cantieri Navale Santa Maria ]