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"Chickamauga", in 1943.
( Photo copyright A. Duncan )
"Utilitas", ex."Chickamauga", on the right at La Spezia, Italy, before breaking.
( Photo thanks to Giancarlo Baudoino )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 260. UMSC No. 365. Official nr. 244087.
Keel laid 19-05-1943. Launched 20-08-1943. Completed 30-08-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6261 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,23 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
CHICKAMAUGA-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
UTILITAS-1947 for Alberto Ravano Fu Pietro, Genoa, Italy.
UTILITAS-1948 for Adriatico-Tirreno-Jonio-Ligure "ATJL" di Alberto Ravano & Figli , Genoa, Italy.
Additional Reports:
Reported Utilitas sold to shipbreakers in Italy. Arrived La Spezia 7 Nov. 1961 to be broken up. Work began Apr. 1962. [ By Terrestre Marittima S.p.A. ]