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Esso Appalachee - (1946-1960)
Build as "Empire Dickens" she became "Esso Appalachee" in 1946, for the Anglo American Oil Co.
In 1947 for the Esso Petroleum Co. Ltd. Arrived 2.8.1960 Faslane for breaking up.
"Esso Appalachee".
 
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
"Esso Appalachee".
 
"Esso Appalachee".
 
Paintjob on the "Esso Appalachee" at the bow.
 
"Esso Appalachee".
 
"Esso Appalachee".
 
"Esso Appalachee".
 
"Esso Appalachee", on the Thames, Londen.
( Photo Copyright Chris Howell )
 
"Esso Appalachee".
 
"Esso Appalachee".

Additional Information:

EMPIRE DICKENS - 1942  BR 1T (aft) (10½)
9,819 GRT for Ministry of War Transport (Davies & Newman, Ltd.), Middlesbrough   483.8 x 68.3
Tanker built by Furness SB. Co., Ltd., Haverton Hill-on-Tees   (4/42)    #341  164853
1946 - ESSO APPALACHEE, Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd. (Esso Transportation Co., Ltd.), Middlesbrough
1951 - Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd. - s/o
Broken up at Faslane 1960 by Shipbreaking Industries, Ltd., arrived 02.08.1960/

The Miramar Ship Index for "EMPIRE DICKENS"
IDNo:
1164853
Year:
1942
Name:
EMPIRE DICKENS
Keel:
21.04.1941
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
14.02.1942
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
04.1942

Tons:
9819
Link:
-
DWT:
14500
Yard No:
341
Length overall:
153.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
147.5
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
20.8
Builder:
Furness
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Haverton Hill
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-10.5

Subsequent History:
1946 ESSO APPALACHEE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Faslane 02.08.1960 [ By Shipbreaking Industries Ltd. ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
164853
1164853
1942
EMPIRE DICKENS
9819
British Govt.
164853
1164853
1942
ESSO APPALACHEE
9819
1946
Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd.
164853
1164853
1942
ESSO APPALACHEE
9819
1951
Esso Petroleum Co Ltd.