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Exxon Connecticut - (1973-1992)
"Exxon Connecticut", ex. "Esso Connecticut".
( Photo thanks to Robert Silbva )
Built by Ingalls Iron Works Co., Decatur. Her original designation was AL YN 1682 she was completed as the
M/T "Esso Connecticut" in May of 1969 for Humble Oil & Refining Co. of Wilmington, Delaware. She is powered
by two Caterpillar D 398 PC main engines rated at 850 RPMs each turning at 1,225 RPMs, for a rating of 1,700
horsepower. She was later fitted with Schottel Z-Drives in lieu of traditional straight shafts and fixed pitch propellers.
She was acquired by Exxon and renamed the "Exxon Connecticut" in 1973 and then in 1993 she was purchased by
Ecklof Marine and again, renamed as the "Great Gull".
In 2007, she was purchases by a Panamanian Company called Bunker Pro. and renamed the "Great Cristobal".
The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO CONNECTICUT"
1973 EXXON CONNECTICUT - 1992 GREAT GULL - ?? GREAT CRISTOBAL
Vessel Name: M/T EXXON CONNECTICUT
USCG Doc. No.: 518745
Vessel Service: TANK SHIP
IMO Number: 6930972
Trade Indicator: Coastwise, Unrestricted Registry
Call Sign: 3ESX6
Hull Material: STEEL
Hull Number: 1682
Ship Builder: INGALLS IRON WORKS CO
Year Built: 1969
Hailing Port: PANAMA
Hull Depth: 17
Hull Breadth: 55
Gross Tonnage: 1729
Net Tonnage: 1683
INTEROCEANIC SUPPLY SERVICES
585 Quarry Heights
Previous Vessel Names:
M/T Esso Connecticut, M/T Exxon Connecticut, M/T Great Gull
Previous Vessel Owners:
Humble Oil & Refining Co., Esso Shipping, Exxon Shipping, Eklof Marine Corp., K-Sea Transportation,
BUNKER PRO CRISTOBAL SA
Maritime Administration Cards: