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Exxon Gettysburg - (1973-1989)
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Life Buoy "Exxon Gettysburg".
ExxonGettysburg-1973-200
Build in 1957 as "Esso Gettysburg", renamed as "Exxon Gettysburg" in 1973.
1989 renamed “Gettysburg”, to the US-Navy, as seen below.
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Bow of the laid-up"Gettysburg".
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Laid-up"Gettysburg" astern.
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Safety Award by Humble Oil for the "Esso Gettysburg" 1959.

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Ship Report for "ESSO GETTYSBURG"
IDNo:
5107463
Year:
1957
Name:
ESSO GETTYSBURG
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
11.10.1956
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
02.1957

DWT:
39655
Yard No:
519
Length overall:
217.9
Ship Design:
LPP:
208.8
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
28.4
Builder:
Newport News SB
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Newport News
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-18

Subsequent History:
1973 EXXON GETTYSBURG - 1987 GETTYSBURG

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at New Orleans 2008 [ by Southern Scrap Co. ].

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
273362
5107463
1957
ESSO GETTYSBURG
24543
Esso Standard Oil Co.
273362
5107463
5107463
1957
ESSO GETTYSBURG
24543
1960
Humble Oil & Refining Co.
273362
5107463
5107463
1957
ESSO GETTYSBURG
24543
1969
Humble Tptn Co.
273362
5107463
5107463
1957
EXXON GETTYSBURG
24543
1973
Exxon Tptn Co.
273362
5107463
5107463
1957
GETTYSBURG
24543
1987
U.S. Govt.

Additional Info from Starke & Schell registers :

ESSO  GETTYSBURG - 1957
Build by Newport News : Newport News :# 519
For Esso Shipping Co - USA
24548 GRT, 38064 DWT, 715 Feet / 685 Feet, 93 Feet, Tanker, 1 DR. Steamturbines, Speed 18 Knots.
1969 (Humble Tptn Co - US)                                               
1973 EXXON GETTYSBURG (Exxon Tptn Co - USA)
1989 GETTYSBURG (s/o)
1991 (Govt - USA)
SE 1998.