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Guilford / Colina

 The second "Colina" a T2-SE-A1 war built Tanker, but launched as "Guildford, here at an unknown date
in the late 1950's / early 1960's at Wilmington, California. Owned and operated by Socony-Vacuum
Oil Company under U.S.Flag and Registry. Scrapped in 1971 at Castellon, Spain.
Seen here anchored during the war, March 2nd, 1943.
(Photo US Coast Guard)
"Colina", ex. "Guilford".
( Photograph Dick Markell of San Pedro, California )
"Colina", ex. "Guilford".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 251. UMSC No. 338. Official nr. 242775.
Keel laid 10-09-1942. Launched 29-12-1942.Completed 14-01-1943. Gr. 10198 t., Net. 6310 t., Dw. 16785 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,23 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
Launched as GUILFORD-1943 for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
COLINA-1943 for Socony-Vacuum Oil Company Inc., Mobil Oil Corporation, New York, USA.
COLINA-1955 for Socony Mobil Oil Company Inc , New York, USA.
COLINA-1965 for Mobil Oil Corporation, New York, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Colina sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Castellon 13 Dec. 1971 to be broken up. [ By I.M. Varela Davalillo ]