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Port Jerome - (1947-1952)
See also : Esso Port Jerome (1) - (1952-1974)

"Esso Port Jerome".
(Photo thanks to Jérôme Billard)
"Esso Port Jerome" build in 1947 at Chantiers de Normandie, Grand Queville. Build for the international coastal traffic,
special for the transportation of clean products in the Northern part of Europe and the Mediterranean.
 
"Esso Port Jerome (I)".
Launch ceremony of the "Port Jerome".
Launch of the "Port Jerome".
"Esso Port Jerome" in heavy seas.
"Esso Port Jerome" in heavy seas.
( Photo thanks to Jérôme Billard )

The Miramar Ship Index for "HAFF / PORT JEROME"
IDNo:
5108223
Year:
1947
Name:
PORT JEROME
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
FRA
Date of completion:
10.1947

Ton:
1950
Link:
-
DWT:
2650
Yard No:
v10
Length overall:
79.9
Ship Design:
LPP:
Country of build:
FRA
Beam:
14.1
Builder:
St Nazaire (Penhoet)
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Grand Quevilly
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-9

Subsequent History:
[ Launched as HAFF ] -
1952 ESSO PORT JEROME - 1974 LOT -
(1980 temporarily named ST. CERQUE for use in a film)

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, arrived 06.1079 & work began 04.1981 [ by F. Rijsdijk ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
5108223
1947
HAFF
1950
German Navy
5108223
1947
 PORT JEROME
1950
1945K
Standard Francaise des Petroles
5108223
5108223
1947
ESSO PORT JEROME
1950
1952
Esso Standard SAF
5108223
5108223
1947
LOT
1950
1974
Union de Cabotage Petrolier

In January 1981 Esso Nederland BV, decided to buy the Bridge-part of the "Esso Port Jerome" from a Dutch scrapyard
in order to create a training-room for the Rotterdam Boy's choir. In three parts the bridge was transported from the yard
to the city of Rotterdam where it was accomodated just in front of the central station.
The Esso Nederland donation was officially opened on October 15, 1982.
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Bridge of the "Esso Port Jerome" after she was scrapped in Holland.
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Bridge of the "Esso Port Jerome" in the center of Rotterdam, near Central Station.

IMO nr
?
Name
Esso Port Jerome
Gross Tons
1969
Former Name(s)
Port Jerome
Net. Tons
929
Company
Esso Soc. Anon. Francaise, Le Havre
Deadweight
2670
Year Build
1944-1947
Engine
2 Penoët MAN dieselengines
05-ZU 52/70, 1160 HP, 170 RPM, 2 cycle single setting 5 cilinders 520 x 720 mm
Ship Builder
Chantiers de Normandie, Grand Queville
Speed
9,5 mph
Yard Number
-
Dimensions
79,90/76,25 - 14,02 - 5,18
Depth
-
Vessel Type
Coastal Tanker
Call Sign
-
Crew
-
Flag
French
Rebuild
-
Charter
-
In Service
1947
Former Comp.
-
Out of Service
History
Launched in 1944 for German Authority, Scuttled 08-1944 uncompleted in river Seine.
1944 Refloated and completed as "Port Jerome" for Standard Franchaise des Petroles.
Renamed "Esso Port Jerome" in 1950.
Sold to Societe Petromer and renamed "Lot" in 1974. Sold in 1979 for breaking up.
Scrapped at Hendrik Ido Ambacht (Holland) in 04-1981.
Additional Information :
- Fuel consumption (average)           4,6 t/day
- Total bunker capacity                   144,5 tons
- Toatal fresh water capacity         256,0 tons