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Dartmouth - (1942-1951)
See also :  PLANES ON DECK  &  Esso Brooklyn - (1951-1972)
 See also : Convoy-Routes Dartmouth in WW2

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 Build as "Esso Portland (1)" completed as "Dartmouth" in 1943. Renamed as "Esso Brooklyn" in 1951.
Seen here loading Planes on deck, for distant battle areas. Scrapped in 1972.
 "Dartmouth", ex. "Esso Portland (1)" inbound, portside view, April 6th 1944.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
 "Dartmouth", ex. "Esso Portland (1)" inbound, portside view, October 6th 1943.
( Photo US Coast Guard )
 
"Dartmouth" on on November 26thth 1943 off the coast of North Carolina. Owned by Standard Oil Company of
New Jersey and operated by Owner under WSA Service Agreement Form TCA (Time Charter Agreement).
( Photo courtesy : National Archives )
The SS "Dartmouth" discharging cargo at Paulsboro, NJ.
 
The SS "Dartmouth" in Esso colours.

Build in 1943 by Bethlehem Sparrows Point, Sparrows, point, Md, as "Dartmouth" a T2-tanker.
Renamed in 1951 as "Esso Brooklyn", for Esso Shipping Co.
Scrapped at Castellon 09.1972.
Sisterships are "Esso Annapolis" (II), "Hartford" and "Esso Harrisburg".

The Miramar Ship Index for "DARTMOUTH"
IDNo:
2243127
Year:
1943
Name:
DARTMOUTH
Launch Date:
14.01.1943
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
04.1943
Flag:
USA
Keel:

Tons:
9879
Link:
-
DWT:
16100
Yard No:
4383
Length overall:
152.9
Ship Design:
T3-S-A1
LPP:
148.6
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Bethlehem
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sparrow's Point
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15

Subsequent History:
[ Launched as ESSO PORTLAND] -
1951 ESSO BROOKLYN

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Castellon 05.06.1972

History:
ON  
ID  
Year
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Main Owner
243127
2243127
1943
ESSO PORTLAND
9879
1943
Standard Oil Co NJ
243127
2243127
1943
DARTMOUTH
9879
U.S. Govt.
243127
2243127
1943
ESSO BROOKLYN
9879
1951
Esso Sg Co.