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Esso New Orleans (II)
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The second "Esso New Orleans" just after launching. She turned in a record of 84 wartime voyages.
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Comp., Chester, Pa. in 1942.
"Esso New Orleans".
 
"Esso New Orleans".
( Photo copyright WSS )
 
"Esso New Orleans".
 
"Elizabethport", ex. " New Orleans", ex. "Esso New Orleans".
( Photo copyright Sea-Land Services )
 
"Elizabethport", ex. " New Orleans", ex. "Esso New Orleans".
( Photo copyright Airfoto, Malacca )
 
"Elizabethport", ex. " New Orleans", ex. "Esso New Orleans".

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

ESSO NEW ORLEANS - 1942       USA   1ST (aft)
9,955 GRT for Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, Wilmington, Del.     503.9 x 68.3
Tanker build by Sun SB. & DD. Co., Chester, Pa.     (11/42)     #235
1950 - Esso Shipping Co., Wilmington, Del.
1960 - Humble Oil & Refining Co., Wilmington, Del.
1961 - NEW ORLEANS, T. J. Stevenson & Co., Inc., New York
1962 - ELIZABETHPORT,  Beauregard, Inc., Wilmington, Del.  [Sea-Land Service, Inc.]
converted to container vessel and lengthened by replacement of cargo section with new mid-body
built by Schlieker Werft, Hamburg, fitted by Todd Shipyards Corp., Hoboken,  
resulting vessel 16,395 grt, 612.8 x 78.2'  dlvd. 08/1962
1964 - Litton Industries Leasing Corp., Wilmington, Del.  [do.]
1975 - Reynolds Leasing Corp., Wilmington, Del.  [do.]
Dismantled in Japan 1978, bow and stern scrapped, cargo section joined to new bow and machinery section,
resulting vessel named SEA-LAND LEADER

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO NEW ORLEANS"
IDNo:
2242557
Year:
1942
Name:
ESSO NEW ORLEANS
Launch Date:
29.06.1942
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
11.1942
Flag:
USA
Keel:

DWT:
Yard No:
235
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):

Subsequent History:
1961 NEW ORLEANS -
[ 1962 convverted to containership with new midbody, Lg & widened 191.2/185.1 x 23.8m, 16395 grt/15770 dwt ] -
1962 ELIZABETHPORT

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Japan 1978 (midbody used in building SEA-LAND LEADER 17618/78)

Sisterships are "Esso Raleigh (II)", Esso Albany (II) and "Esso Trenton (II).

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
242557
2242557
1942
ESSO NEW ORLEANS
9955
Standard Oil Co NJ
242557
2242557
1942
NEW ORLEANS
9955
1961
T.J.Stevenson & Co.
242557
2242557
1942
ELIZABETHPORT
16395
1962
Sea-Land Service

 
"Esso New Orleans (2)", midbody, built in 1962, was used for "Sea-Land Leader".