Amsterdam Socony

1924                                  Amsterdam Socony                                  19

Steel twin-screw New York State Barge Canal size tanker

Built at Chester Pa by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Hull 74
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 223669     to:
Standard Transportation Co., New York NY, a subsidiary of Standard Oil Co. of New York (Socony)

Given new midbody 1937 at Sparrows Point MD by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation

Renamed Jo Ann Reinauer 1950 and Poling Bros. No. 8 1956 (both after having left Great Lakes service)



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