Providence Socony

1924                                  Providence Socony                                  1964 (19

Steel twin-screw New York State Barge Canal size tanker

Built at Camden NJ by New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Hull 290
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 223673     to:
Standard Transportation Co., New York NY, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Co. of New York (Socony)

Given new midbody at New York NY by Brewer Dry Dock Co.
Remeasured to 1242 GT, 748 NT

Renamed Bert Reinauer 1952

Sold 1957 to Sinclair Refining Co., New York NY, renamed Sinclair Milwaukee  and returned to Great Lakes service

Sold 1964 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Berwyn 1964 and Falcon (Panama) 1966



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