Hartford Socony

1924                                  Hartford Socony                                  19

Steel twin-screw New York State Barge Canal size tanker

Built at Camden NJ by New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Hull 291
One of a fleet of similar size vessels built for service between East Coast ports and Great Lakes ports through the New York State Barge Canal.  This service continued into the 1950s.

260’ LOA, 252’ LBP, 40’ beam, 14’ depth
1 deck, 2 oil-fired diesel engines, 700 BHP

Enrolled at
252.9 x 40.1 x 12.8, 1199 GT, 753 NT     US 223671     to:
Standard Transportation Co., New York NY, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Co. of New York (Socony)

Given new midbody 1938 at Sparrows Point MD by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation

Renamed Yorktown 1966



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