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Fort Sumter
Postal envelope "Fort Sumter" issued on April 12th, 2011.
( Collection Gerhard Mueller-Debus )
Silhouette drawing T2-SE-A1 tanker.
(Karsten-Kunbert Krueger-Kopiske 2007)

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 28. UMSC No. 820. Off. nr. 244290.
Keel laid 05-07-1943. Launched 04-09-1943. Completed 25-09-1943. 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.
FORT SUMTER-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Fort Sumter broke in two, 720 nautical miles south of Attu 10 May 1946. Both sections scuttled. Voyage Yokohama-San Pedro, in ballast.