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"Francine Clore", ex. "Fort Winnebago", moored stern to at Malta April 1950 for engine repairs.
( Photo thanks to Eric Bennett )
"Elisabetta D.", ex."Francine Clore", ex. "Fort Winnebago"
( Photo Copyright A. Duncan )

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 74. UMSC No. 1931. Off. nr. 246025.
Keel laid 05-05-1944. Launched 15-06-1944. Completed 13-07-1944. 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.
FORT WINNEBAGO-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
FRANCINE CLORE-1947 for British Oil Shipping Company Ltd., Stevenson & Hardy Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
ELISABETTA D.-1952 for Fratelli D’Amico, Rome, Italy.
Additional Reports:
Reported Elisabetta D. sold to shipbreakers in Italy. Arrived Genoa 8 Jun. 1963 to be broken up. She was already laid up in Trieste. [ By Giacomo Costa Fu Andrea ]