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Norsworthy (Motor Vessel), U214440, 1926


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Gas screw STANDTOW No. 1* U. S. No. 214140. Of 1,955 tons gross; 1,580 tons net. Built at Toledo, Ohio in 1916. Home port, New York, N.Y. 252.0 x 43.7 x 21.2 Freight service. Crew of 17.
* formerly Gas screw TWILITE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1921 [motor vessels]

NOTE:-- the Official Number is entered incorrectly in the above. 214440 is the correct number.




      Barge NORSWORTHY.* U. S. No. 214440. Of 1,955 tons gross; 1,580 tons net. Built at Toledo, Ohio in 1916. Home port, Houston, Tex. 252.0 x 43.7 x 21.2 Tanker service. Crew of 17. Steel built. Owned by the American Petroleum Co. [Tex.]
* formerly barge [a] TWILITE, [b] STANDTOW No. 1.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1925 [unrigged vessels]

     

TWILITE.* Built 1916 Diesel Tanker - Steel
U. S. No. 214440 1955 gt - 1380 nt 252' x 43.7' x 21.2'
* Renamed (b) STANDTOW No. 1 - US - 1921
      (c) NORSWORTHY - US - 1926
      (d) PLATAPET - Argentina - 1928
      (e) ESSO No. 1 - Argentina - 1938
      (f) ESSO FORMOSA - Argentina - 1947
      Ultimate disposition unknown.
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
ex TWILITE, STANDTOW No. 1
Date of Original:
1926
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.R.1766
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Norsworthy (Motor Vessel), U214440, 1926