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El Caney
 "El Caney" during the war, outbound, August 19th, 1944.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
"Republic", ex. "El Caney", Delaware River, September 18th, 1954.
( Photo Copyright Arthur P. Cooley )

History :
Built by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Mobile, Alabama.
Yardnumber 298. UMSC No. 1506. Off. nr. 246137.
Keel laid 13-04-1944. Launched 10-07-1944. Completed 31-07-1944. 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.
EL CANEY-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
REPUBLIC-1948 for Petroleum Navigation Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
REPUBLIC-1950 for Trafalgar Steamship Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
REPUBLIC-1957 for Alexander S. Onassis Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
REPUBLIC-1962 for Rosedale Navigation Company S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Republic sold to shipbreakers in Spain. Arrived Castellon 20 Jun. 1964 to be broken up. [ By Desguaces Ordas ]