Large tanker built by the D. K. Ludwig yard in Kure, Japan in 1953. Rated at 26,085GRT and 44,633DWT when built, she was 722' long and 97'4" abeam.
She was the largest afloat when built, but only for a short time. Her engine was built in 1937 by Norfolk Navy Yard, fitted 1953. Ludwig often used s