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Clarke's Wharf
"Nevada Standard", ex. "Clarke's Wharf", at 28/05/1974, Vancouver, Canada.
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 478. UMSC No.2436. Official nr. 247758.
Keel laid 23-01-1945. Launched 28-04-1945. Completed 09-05-1945. 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 Elliott & Company, Jeannette, Los Angeles. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
CLARKE’S WHARF-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
CLARKE’S WHARF-1948 for Trinidad Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
CLARKE’S WHARF-1952 for California Tanker Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
NEVADA STANDARD-1972 for Standard Oil Company of California, San Francisco, California, USA..
Additional Reports:
Reported Nevada Standard, sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 31 Aug. 1972 to be broken up, work began 20 Sep. 1972. [ By Hua Eng Copper & Iron Industrial Corp. ]