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Skull Bar
"Skull Bar".
( Photo US Coast Guard )
"Saint Christopher", ex. "Skull Bar".
"Scherzo", ex. "Saint Christopher", ex. "Skull Bar".
( Photo Copyright Skyfotos )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 267. UMSC No. 551. Off. nr. 244864.
Keel laid 18-08-1943. Launched 29-11-1943. Completed 31-12-1943. Gr. 10172 t., Net. 6423 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 11,93 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
SKULL BAR-1943 for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
SAINT CHRISTOPHER-1948 for American Viking Corporation, New York, USA.
SCHERZO-1956 for Park Tanker Corporation, United Maritime Corporation, New York, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Scherzo sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Osaka 6 jun 1963 to be broken up. Work began 12 Jul. 1963.