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Esso Appalachee - (1946-1960)
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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.
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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Paintjob on the "Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"Esso Appalachee", on the Thames, Londen.
( Photo Copyright Chris Howell )
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"Esso Appalachee".
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"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/

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

DWT:
9819
Yard No:
341
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
Builder:
Furness
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Haverton Hill
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):

Owner as Completed:
Ministry of War Tpt, Middlesbrough

Subsequent History:
1946 ESSO APPALACHEE.

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Faslane 02.08.1960.

History:
ON  
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Name change  
164853
1164853
1942
EMPIRE DICKENS   
9819
164853
1164853
1942
ESSO APPALACHEE
9819
1946