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Casa Grande
"Casa Grande", around 1945.
( Photo copyright WSS )
"Casa Grande".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 102. UMSC No. 1959. Off. nr. 246914.
Keel laid 28-09-1944. Launched 08-11-1944. Completed 27-11-1944. 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.
CASA GRANDE-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
CASA GRANDE-1948 for Overseas Tank Ship Corporation, Caltex, Panama.
CALTEX COPENHAGEN-1952 for Overseas Tank Ship Corporation, Caltex, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Caltex Copenhagen sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Tokujima 5 Sep. 1966 to be broken up. [ By Matsukura Kaiji Kisen Kaisha ]