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Photographer:tonylast [View profile]Title:MercuryAdded:Dec 09, 2006
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Launched 20 May 1912 at Lorain, Ohio, USA, by the American SBCo. as *Renown,* hull no. 396, for the Standard Oil Co. of Indiana, Whiting, Indiana. 373 x 52 x 25; 4154 gt, 2098 nt; triple expansion steam engine, 23.5-38-63 x 42, 1760-ihp, by builder.

Later *Beaumont Parks* (1930) and *Mercury* (1957). Stripped to the hull at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, 1976, and hull converted to the crane barge *Derrick No. 3,* still in service for Roen Salvage Co., Sturgeon Bay: 169.1 x 52.1 x 8; 320 gt/nt.

Shown July 1963 at Indiana Harbor, Indiana.
Vessel Identification
Name:Derrick No.3
Former name(s):
- Barge No.3 (Until 1990 Jul 06)
- Mercury (Until 1981 Jan)
- Renown (Until 1957)
- Beaumont Parks (Until 1912 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Crane Barge
Gross tonnage:320 tons
Summer DWT:5,936 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1912
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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