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"Spottsylvania", during WW2.
"Gulftrade", ex. "Spottsylvania", in drydock for repairs.
( Newspaper wire photo )

Text with photo :
Baltimore, July 5, 1953.
Drydocked For Repairs
The American tanker Gulftrade, which rammed the Brazilian freighter Loide Panama off the New Jersey's coast last Monday, was brought to the Bethlehem Steel Company's Key Highway Drydock today for repairs. One crewman was killed and two were injured on the badly damged Brazilian ship. The Gulftrade received only bow damage. None of her crew was hurt.

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 297. UMSC No. 369. Official nr. 244689.
Keel laid 24-07-1943. Launched 10-11-1943. Completed 22-11-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6370 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.
SPOTTSYLVANIA-1947 for Gulf Oil Corporation, Philadelphia, USA.
GULFTRADE-1960 for Gulf Oil Corporation, Philadelphia, USA.
ORIENT POINT-1961 for Seatrading Corporation, New York, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Orient Point sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Osaka 26 May 1961 to be broken up. Work began 30 Jun 1961. [ By Okada Salvage Co. ]