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Chesapeake Capes
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"Samuel Q. Brown", ex. "Chesapeake Capes".
( Photo John Sins collection )
"Point Loma", ex. "Samuel Q. Brown", ex. "Chesapeake Capes".
( Photo copyright A. Duncan )
"Loyal Ivory", ex. "Point Loma", ex. "Samuel Q. Brown", ex. "Chesapeake Capes".
( Copyright Reserved )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 429. UMSC No.1778. Official nr. 246982,
Keel laid 14-09-1944. Launched 09-12-1944. Completed 22-12-1944. 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.
CHESAPEAKE CAPES-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
SAMUEL Q. BROWN-1947 for Tide Water Associated Oil Company, Philadelphia, USA.
SAMUEL Q. BROWN-1957 for Tidewater Oil Company, Philadelphia, USA.
POINT LOMA-1963 for Western Ocean Transport Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
LOYAL IVORY-1969 for Reconquista Maritima S.A., Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Loyal Ivory sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 9 Apr. 1972 to be broken up, work began 5 Jun. 1972. [ By Tung Ho Steel & Iron Corp. ]