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Catawba Ford
 "Catawba Ford" outbound during war time, location unknown, May 30th, 1944.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
"Catawba Ford".
( Photo Copyright Marc Piche )
"Catawba Ford", at San Francisco in 1952.
( Photo thanks to Mike Cotting )
 "Catawba Ford" source, location and date unknown.
"Catawba Ford".
( Photo copyright Walter E Frost )
"Catawba Ford".
( Photo copyright Walter E Frost )
"Catawba Ford".
( Photo thanks to Harold E. Tartell )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 411. UMSC No. 1734. Official nr. 245620.
Keel laid 20-01-1944. Launched 24-04-1944. Completed 08-05-1944. Gr. 10317 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.
CATAWBA FORD-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
CATAWBA FORD-1947 for Keystone Tankship Corporation, Keystone Shipping Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Catawba Ford sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 8 Feb. 1975 to be broken up. [ By Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Company Ltd. ]