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Lio - (1925-1926)
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LOA 450 ', Beam 59 ', Depth 33 ' 3 "
10,685 DWT 83,000 bbls
Bethlehem diesel engine 6-cylinder 2-cycle single acting 27" bore 60" stroke.
Built 1921 at Baltimore Dry Dock Corporation, Maryland. Purchased by General Petroleum Company in 1924
and acquiredby Socony 1926, when she was converted to diesel at Union Plant, Bethlehem Ship-
building Corporation, San Francisco, California.
lio was brought around for a few east coast voyages in 1926, followed by five voyages world-wide, then a number of
coast-to-coast passages until reallocated to General Petroleum Company's use in 1930. She was laid up in Providence,
Rhode Island, in 1934 and sat there idle until she was sold in March 1937 to the Northern Metals Company of
Philadelphia for scrap.
The Miramar Ship Index for "LIO"
Scrapped at Philadelphia 29.03.1937.
Additional information Starke & Schell registers :
LIO - USA, 1ST (aft)(10)
7,245 grt for U. S. Shipping Board, Baltimore, 1059, 430.0 x 59.2
Tanker built by Baltimore SB. & DD. Co., Baltimore, (8) , #117, 221413
1925 - General Petroleum Corp., San Francisco - converted to motor tanker, 1M
1926 - Standard Transportation Co., Inc., New York
1931 - Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Inc., New York
1935 - Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc., New York
Broken up at Philadelphia 1937 by Northern Metals Co., arrived 29.03.1937.