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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:BESSEMER VICTORYAdded:Sep 30, 2011
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt)
Los Angeles built, in 1945, and registered, the "Victory ship" BESSEMER VICTORY was photographed in 1968. She arrived at Alang as recently as 28.3.90 to be broken up.
Vessel Identification
Name:Bessemer Victory
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:7,607 tons
Summer DWT:10,893 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1945
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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frtrfred on Oct 02, 2011 16:26 (7 years ago)
Great shots as allways, Malcolm-fred
Malcolm Cranfield on Oct 02, 2011 15:34 (7 years ago)
Gentlemen, thankyou for your comments and encouragement, there will be more United States ships to follow in due course. David, these were posted partly with you in mind but until now I wasn't certain that you viewed this website. best regards. Malcolm
David Boone on Oct 02, 2011 15:25 (7 years ago)
Hello Malcolm, the late-great Curtis Bay Towing Company of Virginia tug CEDAR POINT is alongside. The CP was built in Orange, TX in 1949 as the MOIRA MORAN, working her entire Moran life in NY Harbor as a front-line ship docking tug. As new tugs were added to the fleet, she was handed down the coast to the Curtis Bay operation in Norfolk. She came to my fleet in Philadelphia in the late 80's. She was one of 5 identical sisters, of which two were sold foreign in the 50's and may still be around. Of the three that remained in the Moran fleets, the LAMBERT POINT, ex-BARBARA MORAN and the CAROL MORAN were sunk as reefs off the New Jersey coast and the CP was scrapped in Port Newark, NJ in 2003. Thanks for posting all these great views!
ademkaptan on Oct 01, 2011 07:30 (7 years ago)
wonderfull pictures.thank you.
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