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  Esso New Orleans
Cover of the souvenir launching program for the Esso New Orleans (3), January 23, 1965.
Esso New Orleans-1
"Esso New Orleans" was build in 1973 and became "Exxon New Orleans" in 1973.
In 1993 she became "S/R New Orleans", until 1997 as "Didon", rebuild as Floating Offshore Installation (FOI).
Esso New Orleans-2
"Esso New Orleans".
Esso New Orleans-3
"Esso New Orleans".
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Floating Storage Offloading Vessel, "Didon", ex. "S/R New Orleans", ex. Exxon New Orleans",
ex. "Esso New Orleans", at 14-05-2007 Valletta, Italy.
( Photo Copyright Marius Esman )
  Didon-5
Floating Storage Offloading Vessel, "Didon", ex. "S/R New Orleans", ex. Exxon New Orleans",
ex. "Esso New Orleans", at 14-05-2007 Valletta, Italy.
( Photo Copyright Marius Esman )
  Didon-6
"Didon" ex. "S/R New Orleans", ex. "Exxon New Orleans", ex. "Esso New Orleans", seen here at Valletta, on 28/5/2007.
( Photo thanks to Steffen Wiedner's father )
  Didon-7
"Didon" ex. "S/R New Orleans", ex. "Exxon New Orleans", ex. "Esso New Orleans", entering harbour
for eventual drydocking in No.6 dock,Palumbo dockyard.
( Photo Thanks to Mario Schembri )

Ship Info:
IMO number :
6506305
Name of ship :
DIDON
(since 01/02/1997)
Call Sign :
3FDD7
MMSI :
355118000
Gross tonnage :
37166
(before 1998)
DWT :
68936
Type of ship :
FSO, Oil
(during 1997)
Year of build :
1965
Flag :
Panama
(since 01/02/1997)
Status of ship :
In Service/Commission
(since 09/04/1997)
Last update :
12/01/2016

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO NEW ORLEANS"
IDNo:
6506305
Year:
1965
Name:
ESSO NEW ORLEANS
Keel:
01.06.1964
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
23.01.1965
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
07.04.1965

Tons:
34833
Link:
-
DWT:
71508
Yard No:
576
Length overall:
243.9
Ship Design:
LPP:
232.6
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
35.5
Builder:
Newport News SB
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Newport News
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16.5

Subsequent History:
1973 EXXON NEW ORLEANS - 1993 S/R NEW ORLEANS -
[ 1997 converted to FSO tanker ] -
1997 DIDON

Disposal Data:
-

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
298216
6506305
6506305
1965
ESSO NEW ORLEANS
34833
Humble Oil & Refining Co.
298216
6506305
6506305
1965
ESSO NEW ORLEANS
34833
1969
Humble Tptn Co.
298216
6506305
6506305
1965
EXXON NEW ORLEANS
34833
1973
Exxon Tptn Co.
298216
6506305
6506305
1965
S/R NEW ORLEANS
34833
1993
SeaRiver Maritime Inc.
6506305
6506305
1965
DIDON
34833
1997
Didon FPSO Ltd.
31027-05
6506305
6506305
1965
DIDON
34833
2006
Hydrocarbure Tunisie el Biban Ltd.