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Esso Wheeling - (1947-1948)
"Esso Wheeling", ex. "Bemis Heights".
( Photo thanks to Alberto García )
Built September 1944 by Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company, Mobile, Alabama,
as "Bemis Heigths" # 1511, for U.M.S.C.
1947 - ESSO WHEELING, Standard Oil Company (New Jersey), Wilmington, Del.
Wrecked 5 Nov 1948, on a reef off Quoin Point, South Africa, broke in two,
voyage Santos - Abadan, in ballast.
The Miramar Ship Index for "BEMIS HEIGHTS"
1947 ESSO WHEELING
wrecked off Quoin Point 05.11.1948.