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Crown Point
 "Crown Point" at Cape Town, South Africa.
( Photo Copyright A. Duncan )
 "Crown Point", owned by Allied-Ashland Tankers, Inc., Wilmington, Del., sailed in bare boat charter for Standard Oil of New Jersey,
during the 50's. Seen here at Harbor Island, Port Aransas, Texas.
( Photo thanks to Barney Farley )
"Texaco Kansas", ex. "Greenpoint", ex. "Crown Point".
"Texaco Kansas", ex. "Greenpoint", ex. "Crown Point".
"Texaco Kansas", ex. "Greenpoint", ex. "Crown Point".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 321. UMSC No. 314. Official nr. 244230.
Keel laid 31-05-1943. Launched 17-09-1943. Completed 30-09-1943. Gr. 10195 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.
CROWN POINT-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
CROWN POINT-1948a for Independent Tankships Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
CROWN POINT-1948b for Allied-Ashland Tankers, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
GREEN POINT-1955 for Green Point Tankers Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
TEXACO KANSAS-1960 for Texaco Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Texaco Kansas lengthened and widened Sep. 1960 by addition of new forebody built by Alabama Drydock & Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama.
1960 New Dimensions 175.3 / 166.1 x 24.0 m, 14153 grt / 25091 dwt.
Reported Texaco Kansas sold to shipbreakers in USA. Arrived Texas 18 Dec. 1982 in tow to be broken up. Work Began 1 Feb. 1984. [ By Consolidated Andy Inc., Brownsville ]