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"Consolidation Coal", ex. "Redstone".
( Photo @ Pocahontas SS. Co. )
 "Consolidation Coal", ex. "Redstone".
( Photo from book "Victory Ships and Tankers" by Sawyer & Mitchell )
"Consolidation Coal", ex. "Redstone" on 16 May 1967.

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 469. UMSC No.2435. Official nr. 247766.
Keel laid 11-01-1945. Launched 25-04-1945. Completed 19-05-1945. Gr. 10297 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 Elliott & Company, Jeanette, Los Angeles. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 27 knots. 26 Tanks.
REDSTONE-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
REDSTONE-1947 for Trinidad Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
CONSOLIDATED COAL-1958 for Pocahontas Steamship Company Inc. Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
LUMBER QUEEN-1969 for Freighters Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
AMERICAN WHEAT-1972 for Freighters Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
AMERICA BEAR-1975a for American Bear Steamship Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
AMERICAN BEAR-1975b for American Bear Steamship Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
POINT SUSAN-1977 for Point Venture Corporation, Point Shipping Corporation, New York, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Consolidated Coal converted into self unloading bulk carrier in 1958 by replacement of bow and cargo section with new forebody built by Newport News Ship-building & Drydock Company, Newport News, delivered Oct. 1958.
New dimensions 193.7 / 185.9 x 22.9 m, 16304 grt / 24736 dwt.
Reported Point Susan sold to shipbreakers in Pakistan, by Euroatlantic Shipping Corp. Arrived in tow 15 Mar. 1984 to be broken up, beached at Gadani 5 Apr. 1984 for scrapping. [ By Haji Maritime, Ltd. ]