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Platte Bridge
"Atlantic Shipper", ex. "PLatte Bridge".
( Photo David Boone )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 294. UMSC No. 1502. Off. nr. 245776.
Keel laid 09-02-1944. Launched 11-05-1944. Completed 16-06-1944. 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.
PLATTE BRIDGE-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
ATLANTIC SHIPPER-1947 for Southern Trading Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ATLANTIC SHIPPER-1953 for Webb & Knapp Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
WANG BUCCANEER-1957 for Ozark Navigation Corporation, New York, USA.
OZARK-1959 for Ozark Navigation Corporation, New York, USA.
GLENBROOK-1960 for Wall Street Traders Inc, New York, USA.
GLENBROOK-1964 for Wall Street Traders Inc., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Glenbrook sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Cadiz May 1966 to be broken up. [ By Espanola, Matagorda ]