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Esso Baltimore (1)
A "Look A Like" T2-Tanker
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
ESSO BALTIMORE - 1938 USA 1ST (aft)(12)
7,949 GRT for Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, Wilmington, Del., 445.4 x 64.2
Tanker build by Bethlehem SB. Corp., Ltd., Sparrow's Point, Md. (9), #4308 237867
1950 - Esso Shipping Company, Wilmington, Del.
1953 - AMPHITRITE, Veritas SS. Co., Inc., New York
1956 - Eastbound Tanker Corp., Monrovia, LI
1959 - Leonia Shipping Co., Inc., Piraeus, GR
Broken up at Hong Kong 1964 by Leung Yau Co.,
arrived 13.8.64, work began in 10.1964.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO BALTIMORE"
Scrapped at Hong Kong 13.08.1964. ( by Leung Yau Co.)
SS "Esso Baltimore" bound for Oran, North Africa, April 1, 1944, loaded with war cargo above and below decks.
Many tankers were included in this convoy, photographed on May 27, 1943.
Sisterships are R. W. Gallagher, Esso Baton Rouge, Esso Charleston, and Esso Nashville.