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Fort Stanwick / Esso Wilmington
T2-SE-A1
Built November 1942 by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock, Chester, PA.,
as "Fort Stanwick", # 327, for U.M.S.C.
Launched as FORT STANWICK
1950 - ESSO WILMINGTON, Esso Shipping Company, Wilmington, Del.
1959 - WANG JUROR, Denton SS. Corp. (North Atlantic Marine Co., Inc.), New York
1959 - DENTON, s/o
1960 - MARGARET M., Meridian Trading Corp. (Penn Shipping Co., Inc.), New York
Broken up at Kaohsiung, March 1961, arrived prior 04.02.1961,
work began 10.03.1961.
( See photos below )
 The Miramar Ship Index for "FORT STANWICK"
IDNo:
2242464
Year:
1942
Name:
ESSO WILMINGTON
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
29.10.1942
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
11.1942

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
270
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
[ Launched as FORT STANWICK ]
1942 ESSO WILMINGTON - 1959 WANG JUROR
1959 DENTON - 1960 MARGARET M.

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 04.02.1961.

History:
ON  
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year
Name  
Tons  
Name change  
Owner
242464
2242464
1942
FORT STANWICK
10169
Launched as
US Govt.
242464
2242464
1942
ESSO WILMINGTON
10169
1942
Esso Shipping Co.
242464
2242464
1942
DENTON
10169
1959
Denton SS. Corp.
242464
2242464
1942
WANG JUROR
10169
1959
Denton SS. Corp.
242464
2242464
1942
MARGARET M.
10169
1960
Meridian Trading Corp.

"Esso Wilmington", ex. "Fort Stanwick", swinging into formation for a convoy to European
war fronts, with varied types of cargo on deck, in addition to fuel below.
"Esso Wilmington", ex. "Fort Stanwick".