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Landing ship tank unloading at Nikiski dock, Nikiski 1962

Standard Oil refinery was the first to operate at Nikiski, and the buildings were fabricated in Tacoma by Parsons. It was loaded on one barge (a WWII LST - landing ship tank, 300 feet long) and towed to the Kenai Peninsula site at Nikiski. Upon arrival it slammed into the dock, and Crowley Marine repaired the damage. It was designed as a small unit, and in the late 1990's it was moved out of Alaska - again on one barge.

Individuals

n/a

Collection

Cheechoko News

Location

Nikiski, Alaska

Date

September 1962

Photographer

Cheechko file photo

Image Type

B&W

Dimensions

25x20

Condition

Good

Identified By

Marge Mullen

Date Cataloged

2001-11-27

Archive Location

KPC Anthropology Lab


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