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Esso Paris (2) - (1969-1980)
See also  "Esso Paris (2)" into Dry-dock.
 
The second "Esso Paris", was build in 1969, sold for breaking up in 1980.
"Esso Paris".
 
The 190,000 dwt "Esso Paris" had an interesting companion at Ras Tanura - the 370,000 dwt "Nisseki Maru",
world's largest tanker operating today (1971). The larger VLCC draws 89 feet (which is 7 feet more than VLCC's
calling at Bantry Bay, Ireland) and can unload a full cargo only at Kiire Terminal in Kagoshima Bay, Japan.
(Photo courtesy Arabian American Oil Company.)
"Esso Paris" in in the repair yard in Marseilles May/June 1975. The rectangle under the cargo control room windows is a big bronze mermaid.
When the ship was scrapped the mermaid was taken off and taken to the Esso office in Paris.
     

   

"Esso Paris" just fits into the drydock of Marseilles May/June 1975.
Tight fit in the drydock - not many centimetres at either end !!!!!
( All photos from collection Julian Lelliott )
 
"Esso Scotia", discharging at Europoort, Rotterdam, while "Esso Paris" is
entering on the New Waterway to the terminals.
 
 "Esso Paris".
 
"Esso Paris" at Saint Nazaire.
 
"Esso Paris" at Saint Nazaire.
 
A not very sharp photo of the "Esso Paris".
 
"Esso Paris" at Europoort, Rotterdam, August 1980.
( Photo Copyright Jörg Seyler )

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO PARIS"
IDNo:
6916172
Year:
1969
Name:
ESSO PARIS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
28.01.1969
Flag:
FRA
Date of completion:
10.1969

Ton:
96226
Link:
-
DWT:
196146
Yard No:
V23
Length overall:
325.1
Ship Design:
LPP:
304.9
Country of build:
FRA
Beam:
47.9
Builder:
L'Atlantique
Material of build:
Location of yard:
St Nazaire
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16.5

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 05.11.1980.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
6916172
6916172
1969
ESSO PARIS
96226
-
Esso-Standard SAF.

Additional Info :

ESSO PARIS (2) (1969 - 1980) F.N.X.V.
96226 g. 71147 n. 196146 d.
323.8 oa.304.91x 47.17 x 23.70 meters (19.20 draught).
Two Stal-Laval steam turbines of 30400 SHP Dr geared to screw shaft by the shiphuilder.
16.5 knots. 11 officers + 20 seamen.
28.01.1969: launched and 1969 : completed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique (V 23). Saint Nazaire as ESSO PARIS (II) for Esso-Standard SAF, Le Havre.
05.11.1980 : arrived at Kaohsiung (Taiwan) for breaking up.