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Esso Normandie (1) - (1948-1961)
 "Esso Normandie" ex."Ochoco".
(Photo thanks to Michael Pryce)
"Esso Normandie" was build in 1944 as "Ochoco".
 
"Esso Normandie".
 
 "Esso Normandie" ex."Ochoco".
(Photo thanks to Michael Pryce)
 
"Esso Normandie".
 
"Esso Normandie".

The Miramar Ship Index for "OCHOCO"
IDNo:
2245252
Year:
1944
Name:
OCHOCO
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
16.02.1944
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
03.1944

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
53
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Kaiser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Swan Island
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1948 ESSO NORMANDIE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at La Seyne 25.03.1961 [ by Soc de Materiel Naval du Midi ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
245252
2245252
1944
OCHOCO
10448
U.S. Govt.
2245252
1944
ESSO NORMANDIE
10448
1948
French Govt.
2245252
1944
ESSO NORMANDIE
10448
1956
Esso Standard SA Francaise

Additional information :

ESSO NORMANDIE (I) (1948 - 1961) F.P.Z.C. T2-tanker
10443 g. 6300 n. 16850 d.; 159.56 oa-153.31pp x 20.74 x 11.96 meters (9.19 draught).
Steam turbine connected to electric motor & screw shaft of 1486 MN (6000cv) by General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass. 16 knots.
03.1944 : completed by Kaiser Co. Inc. (53). Portland, Or. as OCHOCO for U.S. War Shipping Administration.
1946 ; released to U.S. Maritime Commission.
1948 : purchased by French Government (Standard Française des Petroles), Le Havre and renamed ESSO NORMANDIE.
25.03.1961 : arrived at La Seyne for demolition.