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Tejon - (1923-1926)
"Tejon" was launched as "Nebagamon" but built as "City of Reno" in 1920.
Sold in 1923 as "Tejon" to the General Petroleum Company.
LOA 438 ' 5 ", Beam 57 ', Depth 33' .
10,687 DWT, 80,477 bbls.
Triple expansion engine 48" stroke.
Commissioned 17 May 1920, at Moore Shipbuilding Corporation, Oakland, California, where she was built as City of Reno.
Bought by General Petroleum Company in 1923 and acquired by Socony in 1926.
Tejon served General Petroleum Company throughout her career, with no evidence to show that she ever left the west coast.
During WWII she was requisitioned by WSA for war service. In January 1944, as a result of a four-old-tankers-
for-two-new barter, title to Tejon passed to the US government.
The Miramar Ship Index for "CITY OF RENO"
[ Launched as NEBAGAMON ] - 1923 TEJON
Scrapped at Oakland 4th quarter 1947.
Additional information Starke & Schell registers :
CITY OF RENO - USA 1T (aft), (11)
7,005 grt for U. S. Shipping Board, San Francisco, 1030, 425.8 x 57.0
Tanker built by Moore SB. Co., Oakland, Calif., (5) , #142, 220027
1923 - TEJON, General Petroleum Corp., San Francisco
1926 - Standard Transportation Co., Inc., New York
1931 - Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Inc., New York
1935 - Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc., New York
1944 - U. S. War Shipping Administration, New York
Broken up at Oakland, Calif., 4th quarter 1947 by Kaiser Co.