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Esso La Salina - (1958-1962)
"Fort Lane", later the "Esso Nassau", "Esso La Salina" and second "Esso Cristobal", only for one year.
( Photo thanks to Jim Scates )
"Esso La Salina", seen here as "Phoinix", arriving at Bremen, 9 th February, 1963.
( Local newspaper photo )
Additional information :
Built April 1945 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Fort Lane" # 2415, for U.M.S.C.
1950 - Fort Lane Corp., Panama [Nomis Corp., Pittsburgh / Cosmopolitan Shipping Co., New York]
1957 - ESSO NASSAU, Panama Transport Co., Panama
1958 - ESSO LA SALINA, Cia. de Petroleo Lago, Maracaibo, VE
1962 - ESSO CRISTOBAL, Panama Transport & Navigation Co. S.A., Panama, PA
1962 - PHOINIX, Stefanos N. Difonis, Piraeus, GR , 2052
1963 - PHOINIX I, United Cross Navigation Corp., Monrovia [Carras], LI,1764
1963 - Alcon, Ltd., Monrovia, [do.]
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1965, arrived 09.05.1965, work began in 08.1965.
Ship Report for "FORT LANE"
1957 ESSO NASSAU - 1958 ESSO LA SALINA - 1962 ESSO CRISTOBAL -
1962 PHOINIX - 1963 PHOINIX I
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 09.05.1965
No Custody & Disposal CARDS