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Esso Europoort - (1970-1982)
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Onder Antilliaanse Vlag tussen:1970-12-24 / 1982-10-08

Identification Data
Bouwjaar:     1970
Classification Register:     American Bureau of Shipping (AB)
IMO nummer:     7025358
Categorie:     Tanker
Voorstuwing:     Steamship
Type:     Tanker, Oil
Type Dek:     Flush deck
Material Hull:     Steel
Dekken:     1

Construction Data
Scheepsbouwer:     Verolme Dok- en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij N.V., Rozenburg, Netherlands
Werfnummer:     787
Date Laid Down:     1969-02-20
Launch Date:     1970-07-11
Delivery Date:     1970-12-24

Technical Data
Engine Manufacturer:     Verolme Machinefabriek IJsselmonde N.V., IJsselmonde, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Motor Type:     Steam, Turbine
Power:     31550
Power Unit:     BHP (APK, RPK)
Power kw:     23536
Eng. additional info:     2 x Verolme
Speed in knots:     15.50
Gross Tonnage:     127176.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage:     97964.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight:     249952.00 tonnes deadweight (1000 kg)
Length 1:     347.81 Meters Length overall (Loa)
Length 2:     329.19 Meters Length between perpendiculars (Lbp)
Beam:     51.87 Meters Breadth, extreme
Depth:     25.61 Meters Breadth, moulded
Draught:     19.959 Meters Draught, maximum

Ship History Data
Date/Name Ship     1970-12-24 ESSO EUROPOORT
Manager:     Esso Tankvaart Maatschappij N.V., The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Eigenaar:     Esso Tankvaart Maatschappij Nederlandse Antillen N.V., Oranjestad (Aruba), Netherlands Antilles
Homeport / Flag:     Willemstad (NA) / Netherlands Antilles
Callsign:     PJPJ

Ship Events Data
1982-09-00:     Final Fate:
09.2008 Info Bill Schell: ESSO EUROPOORT (1970) MN said arrived Kaohsiung 27.09.1982. Lloyd’s computer does not have the
breaker’s name and says arrived 08.10.1982, work began 03.11.1982 and completed 01.12.1982 - price $107 per ton light dpl.

From what I know from having been to Kaohsiung myself, I would suspect the MN date is when she arrived outside and anchored,
and the arrival date in LR is when she was towed into Kaohsiung harbor and delivered to the breakers. The entrance to Kaohsiung
is rather narrow and the harbor quite congested, so I suspect it would have been a bit tricky to get her through the entrance and
safely moored.