The Avon Refinery Crude Oil Shipping, Receiving and Handling Study and Utah Construction Company Dredge specifications (SAFR-23819,
HDC 1662) consists of a report produced by the Bechtel Corporation, Refinery Division of San Francisco for the Tidewater Oil
Company about the feasibility and strategies for lightering deep draft super and hyper tankers in order to accommodate their
transit to the Avon Refinery located upstream of the Carquinez straits, and a specifications document produced by the Utah
Construction Company for a 30 foot hydraulic dredge driven by a steam turbo-electric plant.
The Tidewater Oil company operated the Avon refinery in 1957, and the Utah Construction company purchased dredging machinery
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