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Atlantic Refiner
"Atlantic Refiner".
( Photo copyright W. Schell )
 "Atlantic Refiner" at Jacksonville Florida, June 30th, 1957.
 "Atlantic Refiner" at Jacksonville Florida, June 30th, 1957.
"Atlantic Refiner".
( Photo Copyright The Steamship Historical Society of America )
"Atlantic Refiner", a fine model.
"Atlantic Refiner".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 488. UMSC No.2449. Official nr. 248006.
Keel laid 15-03-1945. Launched 15-06-1945. Completed 07-07-1945. 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.
ATLANTIC REFINER-1945 completed for Atlantic Refining Company, Philadelphia, USA.
ATLANTIC REFINER-1954 for Tanker Transportation Inc., Monrovia, Liberia.
POCHTECA-1962 for Sulphur Carriers Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Pochteca converted into molten sulphur tanker in 1962 by Alabama DD. & SB. Co., Mobile withcenterline tanks for carrying molten sulphur, gross tonnage reduced.
New dimensions 6901 grt.
Reported Pochteca sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Vinaroz Sep. 1968 to be broken up. [ By Desguaces Maritimos ]