Poughkeepsie Socony

1934                           Poughkeepsie Socony                                19

Steel twin-screw New York State Barge Canal size tanker

Built at Mariners Harbor NY by United Dry Docks Inc., Hull 824
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
251.3 x 40.1 x 12.8, 1242 GT, 779 NT     US 233433     to:
Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., New York NY

Lengthened 1957 at Avondale LA by Avondale Marine Ways

Renamed Mobil New York 1962 and Captain Sam 1971 (both after having left Great Lakes service)






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