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Klamath Falls
"Petrakis Nomikos III", ex. "Klamath Falls".
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History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 38. UMSC No. 830. Off. nr. 244738.
Keel laid 18-09-1943. Launched 10-11-1943. Completed 01-12-1943. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
KLAMATH FALLS-1943 completed for United States war Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
PETRAKIS NOMIKOS III-1948 for Markos P Nomikos, Piraeus, Greece.
AETOLICUS-1955 for Mondedo Compania Naviera, Monrovia, Liberia.
ANDROS VEGA-1957 for Mondedo Compania Naviera, Monrovia, Liberia.
SKYROS-1960 for Marcelebro Compania Naviera, Piraeus, Greece.
Additional Reports:
Reported Aetolicus lengthened and converted into bulk carrier in 1956 by Sasebo Ship Industry, Ltd., Sasebo. Delivered Nov. 1956.
New dimensions, 5 Holds, 7Hatches, 172.1 m oa, 11588 grt / 17421 dwt.
Reported Skyros badly damaged after stranding 30 Mar. 1962 in position 34.30 N / 139.18 E off Toshima, whilst on voyage from Kobe to Los Angeles in ballast. Refloated and sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived breakers yard May 1962 to be broken up.