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Mill Spring
 "Mill Spring", during the war, anchored, November 13th, 1943.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
 "Mill Spring", during the war, inbound, February 7th, 1944.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
 "Mill Spring", during the war, anchored, March 11th, 1944.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
 "Mill Spring", shortly after the war, sailing in charter for Mobil Oil, operated by Chas. Kurz & Company Inc.
( Photo Copyright Reserved )
 "Mill Spring".
( Photo thanks to Jim Scates )
 "Mill Spring".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 307. UMSC No. 378. Official nr. 244468.
Keel laid 30-06-1943. Launched 08-10-1943. Completed 23-10-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6249 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots.26 Tanks.
MILL SPRING-1943 completed for Chas. Kurz & Company Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
HARMONY I-1976 for Lavender Bay Shipping Company, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Mill Spring lengthened and widened in 1958 by replacement of cargo section with new midbody built by Alabama Drydock & Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama.
1958 New Dimensions 174.4 / 168.1 x 22.9 m, 12188 grt / 21075 dwt.
Reported Harmony I sold to shipbreakers in Pakistan. Arrived Gadani Beach to be broken up, arrived 15.08.1971, work began 20.09.1971, completed 30.10.1971. [ By Abbas Steel Industries ].