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Chiloil Tanker Ship in Brazil in the 1930s Photographic Album

 Collection — Container: 2022-022
Identifier: 2022-022

Scope and Contents

One photographic album depicting an American tanker ship in Santos, Rio de Janeiro, and Montevideo, Brazil, during the 1930s. 58 photographs show the interior and exterior of tanker "Chiloil" as well as street views in various Brazilian locations alongside 23 posctards from Santos, most of which are captioned.


  • circa 1930s

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Biographical / Historical

The United States Shipping Board tanker ship named Kehuku was built in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1920. The ship was launched from that shipyard and sailed for a less than a year before returning to dock. In 1926 Kehuku was renamed Chiloil. The Chiloil was retired and scraped in 1947.


0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

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Guide to Chiloil Tanker Ship in Brazil in the 1930s Photographic Album
September 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266