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H. Lee White (1971/07)
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Sharon (1978/06)
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Sharon (1986)
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Sharon (1986/06/20)
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Sharon (1986/06/20)
  IMO: 5175965  
Details/Construction
Builder:Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding CompanyLocation:Mobile, AlabamaHull #:346
Design:T2-SE-A1
Keel Layed:Launched:1945/05/30Commissioned:1945/08/28
Propulsion
As builtType:1 Steam turbineOutput:6000 SHP
Manufacturer:
Dimensions
As builtLength:159.6 m (523.6 ft)Gross Tonnage:10172
Breadth:20.7 m (67.9 ft)Net Tonnage:6134
Depth:11.9 m (39.2 ft)Dead Weight:16613
Year: 1957Length:174.3 m (571.9 ft)Gross Tonnage:12489
Breadth:20.7 m (67.9 ft)Net Tonnage:8820
Depth:11.9 m (39.2 ft)Dead Weight:
Change Description:Converted to bulk carrier and lengthened by Maryland Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company (Baltimore, Maryland); in 1956-1957. Towed into the Great Lakes via the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers and converted to a self-unloader by the Manitowoc Ship Building Company (Manitowoc, Wisconsin).
Year: 1966Length:205.1 m (672.9 ft)Gross Tonnage:14452
Breadth:20.7 m (67.9 ft)Net Tonnage:10783
Depth:Dead Weight:
Change Description:Lengthened by the American Ship Building Company (South Chicago, Illinois).
Owner HistoryFleet History
OwnerManagerFromUntil
U.S. Maritime CommissionCities Service Oil Company1945/081948
Ships Inc.Cities Service Oil Company19481956
American Steamship Company - Buffalo, New YorkBoland & Cornelius19571986
Corostel Trading, Ltd.1986Scrapped
FleetFromUntil
American Steamship Company - Buffalo, New York1912/051963
Name HistoryRegistration History
NameCall SignUntil
Archers Hope1957
Joseph S. Young1969
H. Lee White1974
Sharon1986
NumberPortFromUntil
US 248326 Buffalo, New York, United States 1957 1986
Description
Built as a T-2 tanker in 1945 (504 x 68.16 x 39.16; 10172 gross - 6134 net).

Converted to bulk carrier and lengthened by Maryland Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Baltimore, MD, 1956-1957. Towed to Manitowoc Ship Builting Co., arriving there on February 18, 1957, for completion a self-unloader (572 x 68.16 x 39.16; 12489 gross - 8820 net). Lengthened by American Ship Builting Co., South Chicago, IL, in winter of 1965-1966 (656 x 68.16 x 39.16; 14452 gross - 10783 net).

Grounded in Trenton channel, Detroit River May 8, 1980 and layed up at Monroe Michigan. Sold for scrap in 1986 to the Corostel Trading Ltd. (Montreal). and towed to Brownsville, Texas for scrapping.
Disposition
Description/LocationScrapped at Brownsville, Texas.
Arrival at Yard1986/08/20Beached:Work Began:1986/09
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