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Choctaw Trail
"Caltex Manilla", ex. "Choctaw Trail".
 "Caltex Manilla", ex. "Choctaw Trail".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 124. UMSC No. 2407. Off. nr. 247341.
Keel laid 16-12-1944. Launched 27-01-1945. Completed 22-02-1945. 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.
CHOCTAW TRAIL-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
CHOCTAW TRAIL-1948 for Overseas Tankship Corporation, Caltex, Panama.
CALTEX MANILA-1952 for Overseas Tankship Corporation, Caltex, Panama.
CALTEX MANILA-1954 for Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain.
Additional Reports:
Reported Caltex Manila sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Hirao 9 May 1966 to be broken up. [ By Matsukura Kaiji KK ]