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A not very sharp photo of the launch of the "Kittaning", 09-1943.

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 322. UMSC No. 315. Official nr. 244443.
Keel laid 14-06-1943. Launched 30-09-1943. Completed 13-10-1943. 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.
KITTANNING-1943 for Paco Tankers Inc., Keystone Shipping Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
LYRIC-1955 for Theatre Navigation Corporation, Rector Shipping Company, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Lyric sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Bilbao 12 Jul.1965 in tow to be broken up. Work began Aug. 1965.