american Cities Service Oil Co. (Citgo) SS Cities Service Denver (+1941)
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general
nationality american
purpose transport
type tanker
propulsion steam
date built 1921
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 8013  grt
dimensions 142.7 x 19.1 x 9.8 m
engine 4cyl quadruple expansion engine
power 402  n.h.p.
speed 10.5  knots
about the loss
cause lost explosion
date lost 25/03/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
owner
Cities Service Oil Co. (Citgo), New York
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entered 25/05/2009
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Vleggeert Nico25/05/2009
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Vleggeert Nico25/05/2009The American tanker City Service Denver caught fire after an internal explosion and sank off the N Carolina coast.
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About Owners
 
Cities Service Oil Co. (Citgo), New York

Also known as Citgo, founded in the early 1900s.
 
About Builders
 Bethlehem Fairfield Shipbuilding Corp. Ltd. - Bethlehem Steel, Fairfield
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding division was created in 1905 when it acquired the San Francisco shipyard Union Iron Works in 1905.
In 1917 it was incorporated as Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation , Limited, otherwise known as BethShip.

Headquarters were in Quincy , Massachusetts after acquiring Fore River Shipyard in 1913 and later in Sparrows Point, Maryland in 1964.



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