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Title [Bottom of tanks]
Collection Frank J. Trezza Seatrain Shipbuilding collection
Photographer Trezza, Frank J.
Image ID V1988.21.420
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Date 1972 ca.
Description Bottom of tanks. Side note: These are not double bottomed because oil companies in the 1970s fought for a single bottom VCLCC's (very large crude oil carriers), because they could carry more oil than double bottom tanks. Steel I-beams 2 1/2 inches thick. 6 feet from the bottom of the tank to the top of I Beam. Tank piping being started [from Frank J. Trezza's notes].
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Shipbuilding
Tanker ships
Personal and Corporate Names New York Naval Yard.
Seatrain Shipbuilding Corp.
Collection Finding Aid Frank J. Trezza Seatrain Shipbuilding collection (V1988.21)