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Rum River
"Rum River".
"Caltex Bayonne", ex. "Rum River".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 402. UMSC No. 1775. Official nr. 246906.
Keel laid 14-08-1944. Launched 21-11-1944. Completed 30-11-1944. Gr. 10296 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 General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
RUM RIVER-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
RUM RIVER-1946a for American Trading & Production Company Inc.,Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
RUM RIVER-1946b for Overseas Tankships Corporation, Caltex, Panama.
CALTEX BAYONNE-1953 for Outremer de Navegation Petroliere Soc. Anon. Francaise, Bordeaux, France.
CALTEX BAYONNE-1961 for Union Industrielle des Petroles , Bordeaux, France.
PETRO-1968 for Societe Petromer, Bordeaux, France
Additional Reports:
Reported Petro sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Vinaroz 17 Mar. 1968 to be broken up, work began in Apr. 1968 (vessel laid up at Port de Bouc since 17 Jun. 1963). [ By Desguaces Maritimos ]