S.S. Tropic Sun
Tropic Sun outbound Delaware River 1Feb93.  Photo by John Curdy
 
Inbound Delaware River 21nov93.  Photo by John Curdy
 
Shipyard:  Bethlehem Steel Location:  Sparrows Point, MD
Hull Number: 4553
Keel Laid:   Time on Ways (M/D):  
Date Delivered: 12/20/1957 Time in Wet Basin (M/D):  
Total Time Bldg.:   Promised Delivery Date:  
D.W.T.:  32600 Propulsion:  
H.P.:   Speed:  
Sponsor:   Delivery Price:  
Bbls. Capacity: 274714    
Previous Owner:  Gulf Oil Previous Name: Gulfqueen
Date Purchased:  1982 Date Sold:
 
 
Subsequent Owner:   Subsequent Name:  
 Length Ft.: 632  Beam Ft.:  90.4
 Depth Ft.:  45.4  GWT: 20500
     Scrapped 1/3/95
   Bangladesh  
IMO Number: 5137872 Alang 8.8.95  
 
As the Gulf Queen
     
 

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