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Fort Schuyler
 "Fort Schuyler".
 "Fort Schuyler".
"Gulfscout", ex. "Fort Schuyler".
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History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 336. UMSC No. 644. Official nr. 251066.
Keel laid 11-11-1943. Launched 19-02-1944. Completed 11-03-1944., 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 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
FORT SCHUYLER-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
FORT SCHUYLER-1944 for Royal Netherlands Government, Phs. v. Ommeren, London, Great Britain.
FORT SCHUYLER-1946 returned to U. S. Maritime Commission (Marine Transport Lines, Inc., mgrs.), New York, USA.
GULFSCOUT-1947 for Gulf Oil Corporation, Philadelphia, USA.
GULFSTAG-1958 for Gulf Oil Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Gulfstag lengthened by replacement of cargo section with new midbody by Maryland SB. & DD. Co., Baltimore,work completed Aug. 1958.
New Dimensions 168,38 x 22,94 m, 12,775 grt.
Reported Gulfstag suffered explosion and fire 24 Oct. 1966 off Morgan City, voyage Port Arthur-Tampa, with products, in position 28.38 N / 91.45 W. Anchored and abandoned by crew. Towed out, capsized and sank 19 Dec.1966 in position 27.56 N / 91.35 W.

 "Fort Schuyler"- Status Card.