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Esso La Mailleraye - (1952-1953)
"Esso La Mailleraya" was build in 1930 as "Ebano".
(photo thanks to Jérôme Billard)
( Photo thanks to Michael Pryce )
The Miramar Ship Index for "EBANO"
1933 PETROPHALT - 1952 ESSO LA MAILLERAYE
Scrapped at Aviles 11.1953.
Additional information :
PETROPHALT(1933 -1952) -> ESSO LA MAILLERAYE (1952 -1953) F.N.N.U.
2623 g. 1472 n. 3096 d.; 91.30 oa-88.45 pp x 14.37 x 5.94 meters (4.95 draught).
T.3 Cyl. steam engine of 229 NHP (1250cv) by the shipbuilder. 9 knots.
10.1930 : completed by Harland & Wolff, Ltd. (899), Belfast as EBANO for Ebano Oil Co, U.K.
1933 : purchased by Ste. Auxiliaire de Transports and renamed PETROPHALT.
1938 : owner restyled as Standard Française des Petroles.
06.1940 : Requisitionned in Falmouth by Ministry of War Transport (Anglo-American Oil Co. Ld.).
1945 : returned to French flag.
1952 : owner restyled as Esso-Standard SAF and renamed ESSO LA MAILLERAYE.
06.11.1953 : left Cherbourg in tow for breaking up at Aviles (Spain).
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
EBANO - 1930 BR 1 Triple (aft) (8)
2,627 GRT for Ebano Oil Co., Ltd. (A. Weir & Co.), London, 290.2 x 47.2
Tanker (asphalt) built by Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast, (10), #899, 161480
1933 - PETROPHALT, Soc. Auxiliaire de Transports, Rouen FR
1939 - Standard Française des Pétroles, Rouen
Requisitioned at Falmouth, July 1940
1940 - Ministry of Shipping / M. o. W. T. (Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., mgrs.), Belfast, BR
1945 - returned to owners, FR
1952 - ESSO LE MAILLERAYE, Esso Standard Soc. Anon. Française, Rouen
Broken up at Aviles 1953 by Junta de Desguaces, sailed Cherbourg
6.11.1953 in tow (resold by French shipbreakers).