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Esso Williamsburg - (1941-1942)
Launch Esso Williamsburg
Esso Williamsburg, Hull 207
Single screw, diesel engine, 7, 500 SHP, 17, 930 DWT.
Built by Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
Date launch : 8 February 1941.
Down the slipway. Notice the hydraulic ram at bottom of picture, used when the ship will not move on her own.
( Photographer Knott, A.V. )
 "Esso Williamsburg", first time in the water.
( Photographer Knott, A.V. )