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Exxon Empire State - (1971-1993)
See also : Esso Empire State  &  Empire State - (1993-2005)  &  S/R Empire State - (1971-1993)

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"Esso Empire State" was build in 1967 and was renamed in 1971 as "Exxon Empire State".
Sold in 1993 as "Empire State". Again in 1998 as "McAllister Responder".
" Exxon Empire State", seen here at 07-15-1989, Elizabeth, N.J.

Additional Information :

Esso Empire State - 1967
Registered: IMO 6801743 /(USA)ON 510006
197 GRT, 97 NRT, L32,01m(30,74), B8,89m, D3,750m(4,17)  (93'x29'x10')
2 scr, 2 x diesel 4 tew V12cyl Caterpillar, 1700 bhp total

ESSO EMPIRE STATE
1967: Built by "Jacksonville Shipyard Inc" at Jacksonville, Fla.(USA) (YN 647)
1967: delivered to "ESSO (Humble Oil & Refining Co)" at Wilmington, Del.(USA)
        (USA flag, ON 510006, c/s WX9920)
1973: To "Exxon Co USA (Linden NJ) at Wilmington, De.(USA), renamed EXXON EMPIRE STATE
19xx: To "Exxon Shipping Co" at Wilmington, De.(USA)
1993: To "Conoco Phillips" (USA), renamed EMPIRE STATE
1999: To "Bayway Refining" (USA)
2005: To "McAllister Towing & Transportation Co Inc" at New York (USA), renamed McALLISTER RESPONDER
2006: still in service.
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"Exxon Empire State".
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"Exxon Empire State".
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"Empire State", seen here at 03-26-2000 Bayonne, N.J.
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" Exxon Empire State" seen as "Empire State".
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"McAllister Responder", ex. "Exxon Empire State", ex. "Esso Empire State".
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"McAllister Responder", ex. "Exxon Empire State", ex. "Esso Empire State".
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"McAllister Responder", ex. "Exxon Empire State", ex. "Esso Empire State".
( Photo Copyright Don Sutherland )

Ship Report for "ESSO EMPIRE STATE"
IDNo:
17052
Year:
1967
Name:
ESSO EMPIRE STATE
Keel:
Type:
Tug
Launch Date:
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
1967

Tons;
197
DWT:
Yard No:
647
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
Builder:
Jacksonville SY
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Jacksonville
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):

Subsequent History:
1973 EXXON EMPIRE STATE - 1993 EMPIRE STATE -
2006 McALLISTER RESPONDER

Disposal Data:
Still in sevice.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
17052
1967
ESSO EMPIRE STATE
197
ESSO (Humble Oil & Refining Co)
17052
1967
EXXON EMPIRE STATE
197
1973
Exxon Co USA (Linden NJ)
17052
1967
EMPIRE STATE
197
1993
Conoco Phillips
17052
1967
McALLISTER RESPONDER
197
2006
McAllister Towing & Transportation Co Inc.

EXXON EMPIRE STATE
Built in 1967, by Jacksonville Shipyards of Jacksonville, Florida (hull #647) as the Esso Empire State for Esso Shipping of Wilmington, Delaware.
In 1972 Esso Shipping became Exxon Shipping of Wilmington, Delaware she was renamed as the Exxon Empire State.
In 1988, when Exxon merged with Mobil to form SeaRiver Maritime of Houston, Texas the tug was renamed as the S/R Empire State.
When SeaRiver liquidated their equipment she was acquired by Conoco Phillips of Houston, Texas for service at their Bayway facility in Bayway, New Jersey where she was renamed as the Empire State. She worked performing spot assist and escort work.
In 2006, the tug was then acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York where she was renamed the McAllister Responder.
She is powered by two Caterpillar 12-D398 Turbo diesel engines with Lufkin reduction gears at a ratio of 7.14:1 for a rated 1,800 horsepower. She is a twin screw tug with kort nozzles and flanking rudders.
Her capacities are 26,670 gallons of fuel oil, 628 gallons of lube oil, and 3,480 gallons of water.
The tug features two fire monitors rated at 1,500 Gallons Per Minute, with a "throw" Range of 220 ft. She has a foam storage capacity of 2,000 gallons, and a nozzle capacity of 1,225 Gallons Per Minute. She was equipped with 2,500(ft) of spill response oil containment boom. Oil Spill Boom, has a nominal draft of 10(in) and a nominal draft of 16(in) and is buoyant up to (lb/ft) 41 lbs. and a tensile Strength of 36,500 lbs. In 2009, the containment boom spool was removed.

Vessel Name: EXXON EMPIRE STATE
USCG Doc. No.: 510006
Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
IMO Number: 6801743
Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
Call Sign: WDC8665
Hull Material: STEEL
Hull Number: 647
Ship Builder: JACKSONVILLE SHIPYARD INC
Year Built: 1967
Length: 94
Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
Hull Depth: 10
Hull Breadth: 29
Gross Tonnage: 197
Net Tonnage: 97
Owner:
MCALLISTER TOWING AND TRANSPORTATION CO INC
17 BATTERY PLACE
NEW YORK, NY 10004
Previous Vessel Names:
Esso Empire State, Exxon Empire State, S/R Empire State, Empire State
Previous Vessel Owners:
Esso Shipping, Exxon Shipping, Sea River Maritime, BAYWAY REFINING COMPANY (Conoco Phillips)

McAllister Responder - Official # 510006

General:
Year Built:
1967
Dimensions:
Length Overall:
109'
Length:
94'
Breadth:
29'
Depth:
13.9'
GRT:
197
NRT:
97
Draft Loaded:
10.5'
Draft Light:
10'
Propulsion:
Main Engines:
(2) CAT 12-D398 Turbo
Horsepower:
1,8
Propellers:
Twin Screw, Kort Nozzle,
Flanking Rudders
Reduction Gears:
Lufkin - 7.14:1
Machinery:
Fire Fighting:
(2) Fire Monitors @ 1,500 GPM
Throw Range - 220 ft.
Foam Storage - 2,000 gal.
Nozzle Capacity - 1,225 GPM
Spill Equipment:
2,500 ft. Oil Spill Boom
Nominal Freeboard - 10"
Nominal Draft - 16"
Buoyancy (lb/ft) - 41 lbs.
Tensile Strength - 36,500 lbs.
Capacity:
Fuel Oil:
26,670 gal.
Lube Oil:
628 gal.
Potable Water:
3,480 gal.
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