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Yamanota - (1928-1945)
"Yamanota", was built in 1928, renamed in 1953 as "Esso Formosa".
Scrapped in 1966.
( Photo thanks to Renton Kidd, whose father was a Captain on one and maybe on this tanker )
Yamanota 06.1928 2,394 Gt
1947: (Esso Transportation Co.).
1952: (Panama Transport Co.).
1953: Esso Formosa (Esso Transportadora de Petroleo S.A., Argentina).
1954: (Esso S.A. Petrolera, Argentina).
1963: (S.A. de Nav. Petromar, Argentina).
1966: Scrapped Buenos Aires.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
YAMANOTA - 1928 BR 2 Tanker (aft) (10½)
2,395 GRT for Lago Shipping Co., Ltd. (A. Weir & Co.), London 350.7 x 50.2
Tanker built by Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast (6) #836 160494
1936 - s/o (self-managed)
1945 - Esso Transportation Co., Ltd., London
1953 - Esso Transportadora de Petroleo, S.A., Buenos Aires, AR
1954 - ESSO FORMOSA, s/o
1955 - Esso S.A. Petrolera Argentina, Buenos Aires
1963 - Petromar S.A. de Nav., Buenos Aires [Esso]
Broken up in Argentina 1966 (sold for scrapping in 1963, work reported completed at Buenos Aires in Dec 1966).
Ship Report for "YAMANOTA"
1954 ESSO FORMOSA
Scrappd at Buenos Aires 1963-1966.