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T2-SE-A1
 
"Kettle Creek" just after her launch on July 20 th 1944.
 "Kettle Creek".
 
"Kettle Creek".
 
"Washington Standard", ex. "Kettle Creek".

KETTLE CREEK, T2-SE-A1
History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 443. UMSC No. 1748. Official nr. 246203.
Keel laid 08-04-1944. Launched 20-07-1944. Completed 31-07-1944. Gr. 10297 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.
History:
KETTLE CREEK-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Department of Commerce, Philadelphia, USA.
KETTLE CREEK-1947 for California Oil Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
KETTLE CREEK-1952 for California Tanker Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
KETTLE CREEK-1956 for Standard Oil Company of California, San Francisco, USA.
WASHINGTON STANDARD-1957 for Standard Oil Company of California, San Francisco, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Washington Standard sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 28 Sep. 1973 to be broken up. [ By Chi Shun Huo Steel Company Ltd. ]