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ESSO International Tankers 1930-1939
R.L. Hague - (1933-1940)
See also : R.L. Hague  &  General Plan "R. L. Hague"
Build in 1932 as "R.L. Hague" for the BAPG, sold to "La Columbia" Soc. Marit. per Transporti di Petrolio e Derivati,
Genua, Italy, in 1933 and renamed in 1949 as "Splendor". Renamed as "Esso Italia" in 1951. Scrapped in 1960.
 "R.L. Hague" painting by Fritz W. Schulz, Berlin, 1934.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

R. L. HAGUE - 1932   DZ    2M (aft)     (14½)
12,173 GRT for Baltisch-Amerik. Petroleum Import G.m.b.H. (Waried Tankschiff. Rhed.), Danzig    522.0 x 70.2
Tanker build by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Monfalcone, (7)   #249                    
1933 - "La Columbia" Soc. Marit. per Trasporti di Petrolio e Derivati, Genoa, IT, 1845
1940 - SPLENDOR, s/o
Scuttled 9 Sep 1943 at La Spezia, refloated by German salvors, again sunk in air raid 1944, refloated,
repaired at Monfalcone, returned to service 1948
1951 - ESSO ITALIA  "La Columbia" Soc. Marittima per Azioni, Genoa
Broken up at Trieste 1960 by "SIDEMAR", arrived Trieste 08.06.1959.