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Esso Flandre (2) (1978-1982 )
Build in 1972 as "Esso Rotterdam (IV)", as seen here during her launch, she became "Esso Flandre" in 1976,
after has been laid up for several years in New Orleans USA. She was scrapped 28.5.1982 at Masan South Korea.
Her sister was the "Esso Bonaire".
 
"Esso Flandre", after a long lay-up period.
 
"Esso Flandre".
( Photo FotoFlite )
 
"Esso Flandre".
( Photo FotoFlite )

Original Name
Esso Rotterdam
Type
VLCC
Delivered
01-09-1972
IMO No
7213149
Builder & Yard
Verolme Dok- & Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Rozenburg, Holland
Yard No
827
Engine
Steam
KW
23872
GRT
127502
NTR
98702
DWT
257625
LOA
344,36
LBP
329,19
Beam
51,87
Draft
20,06
Depth
25,61
Other names and history
1977 Esso Flandre
1982 Scrapped at Masan
Scrapped
25-08-1982

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO ROTTERDAM"
IDNo:
7213149
Year:
1972
Name:
ESSO ROTTERDAM
Keel:
22.04.1972
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
22.04.1972
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
01.09.1972

Tons:
114785
Link:
-
DWT:
257625
Yard No:
827
Length overall:
344.4
Ship Design:
LPP:
329.2
Country of build:
NED
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
Verolme
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Rozenburg
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1977 ESSO FLANDRE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Masan 25.08.1982.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
7213149
7213149
1972
ESSO ROTTERDAM
114785
Esso Tankers Inc.
7213149
7213149
1972
ESSO FLANDRE
114785
1977
Esso Standard S.A. Francaise

Additional Info :

ESSO FLANDRE (2) (1978 -1982)
114785 g. 98085 n. 257625 d.; 344.6 oa-329.19 pp x 51.82 x 25,61 meters.
Two steam turbines of 32000 SHP Dr geared to screw shaft by the shipbuilder, 16 knots.
1972 : completed by Verolme Dok & Schpsb. (827), Rozenburg as ESSO ROTTERDAM for Esso-Tankers Inc., Liberia.
1978 : purchased by Esso-SAF, Le Havre and renamed ESSO FLANDRE (II).
28.05.1982 : arrived at Masan (South Korea) for demolition.