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Esso Guyenne - (1950-1953)
See her as : Général Gassouin - (1926-1943)
Build as GÉNÉRAL GASSOUIN in 1926, she became ESSO GUYENNE in 1950.
Sold in 1953 as DEMIRHAN, and in 1961 renamed as DOGU.
Scrapped in 1966.
Not a very sharp photo of the "Esso Guyenne".
The Miramar Ship Index for "GENERAL GASSOUIN"
1943 MATERA - 1943 GENERAL GASSOUIN -
1950 ESSO GUYENNE - 1953 DEMIRHAN -
[ 1954 converted to cargo ship ] -
Scrapped at Istanbul 11.1966.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
GÉNÉRAL GASSOUIN - 1926 FR 1 Motor (aft) (9½)
5,158 Grt for Soc. Auxiliaire de Transports, Rouen 383.7 x 55.7
Tanker built by Chant. & Atel. de la Gironde, Bordeaux (11) #175
1939 - Standard Française des Pétroles, Rouen
Seized at Marseille 17 Dec 1942, German designation TRAPEZ 3, handed to Italy for operation 1.43
1943 - MATERA, Italian Government, IT
in German hands 9.1943, reverts to GÉNÉRAL GASSOUIN
Sunk March 1944 at Imperia, refloated 1948 and at Oneglia in mid-May, repaired 1948
1946 - GÉNÉRAL GASSOUIN, Standard Française de Pétroles, Rouen, FR
1950 - ESSO GUYENNE, s/o
1952 - Esso Standard Soc. Anon. Française, Rouen
1953 - DEMIRHAN Riva va Aslan Sadikoglu Ortaklari Komandit Sirketi, Istanbul, TU
1954 - conv. to dry cargo vessel
1961 - DOGU, Lufti Yelkenci Vapurlari Donatma Istiraki, Istanbul
Broken up at Istanbul, Nov. 1966.