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Fort Robinson
"Esso Binghampton", ex. "Fort Robinson".
( Photo collection John Sins )
"Esso Binghampton", ex. "Fort Robinson".
( Photo collection John Sins )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 322. UMSC No. 2047. Off. nr. 247098.
Keel laid 26-10-1944. Launched 31-12-1944. Completed 22-01-1945. 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.
FORT ROBINSON-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
ESSO BINGHAMTON-1948 for Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ESSO BINGHAMTON-1948 for Esso Shipping Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
MARINE TRANSOIL-1965 for Marine Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Marine Transoil sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived Faslane 9 May 1965 to be broken up. [ By Shipbreaking Industries, Ltd. ]