Thanks for infro on Texaco Texas,I have Located a photo of her from Vic Young in Wellington, N Z. My main aim with this vessel is to glean some details on a collision between her.and a tanker called (World Centurion) Which Happened in the outer harbour in Los Angeles 05/03/1962, being the ship I am trying to track down.Not easy is it.
Texas 17892 tons. Built 1949. 597.7 x 84.4 x 44.2. Code flags HOQN. Registered Panama & Panamanian flag. DF, ESD, GyC, Radar, machinery aft, cruiser stern, carrying petroleum in bulk. Turbines built by shipbuilders as in thread #2
Sorry I had almost forgotten this thread. I was waiting to get some information from the American authorities which I don't think is going to be forthcoming but I have been able to resolve this question via other channels within this site.