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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: New Haven Socony

Other name(s): Poling Brothers No. 9

Ship owner: C.A. Poling; Socony-Vacuum Oil Co.

Ship builder: United Dry Docks, Mariners' Harbor, New York

Engine builder: McIntosh & Seymour

Year ship built: 1934

Year engine built: 1934

Final disposition: Exploded and sunk, East River, New York City, on February 27, 1982.


b) Poling Brothers No. 9


1) Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., New York

2) C. A. Poling

Registry number: US. 233333

Hull number: 822

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 12.8

Width: 40

Length: 251.3

Stroke length: 18

Gross tonnage: 1242

Net tonnage: 779

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel (twin), 6 cylinder

Piston 1: 13

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