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"Ramona", ex. "Shiloh" in the English Channel.
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"Ramona", ex. "Shiloh" in the English Channel.
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History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 257. UMSC No. 356. Official nr. 243663.
Keel laid 28-02-1943. Launched 07-06-1943. Completed 21-06-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6272 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,23 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW.Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
SHILOH-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Department of Commerce, Philadelphia, USA.
RAMONA-1948 for Soc. Italiana Marittima, Rome, Italy.
Additional Reports:
Reported Ramona sold to shipbreakers in Italy. Arrived La Spezia Apr. 1962 to be broken up. [ By Terrestre Marittima ](Reported sold, Jan. 1960, laid up at La Spezia since 10.3.62)