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Esso Plymouth (1) - (1950-1962)
See her as : Comanchee (2) - (1936-1950)
Build as "Comanchee (II)", for the Anglo-American Oil Co., she became "Esso Plymouth (I)" in 1950.
Arrived 1962.08.09, at Grimstad for breaking up.
 
"Esso Plymouth".
 "Esso Plymouth".
 "Esso Plymouth".
"Esso Plymouth".
 
"Esso Plymouth".
"Esso Plymouth".
 
"Esso Plymouth", at Hamburg, Germany.
( Photo Copyright Andrea Hoppe )
 
"Esso Plymouth".

Yard No: 544
Name: COMANCHEE
Current Name: ESSO PLYMOUTH (1950)
Shipbuilder: John Brown Clydebank
Launched: 09 January 1936
Built: 1936
Ship Type: Tanker
Length: 450 feet
Breadth: 61 feet
Owner: Anglo-American Oil Company
Status: Scrapped - 13/8/1962 Grimstad.

The Miramar Ship Index for "COMANCHEE"
IDNo:
1164067
Year:
1936
Name:
COMANCHEE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.01.1936
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
03.1936

Tons:
6837
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
544
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
137.2
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
18.7
Builder:
John Brown
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Clydebank
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-12

Subsequent History:
1950 ESSO PLYMOUTH

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Grimstad 13.08.1962.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
164067
1164067
1936
COMANCHEE
6837
Anglo-American Oil Co.
164067
1164067
1936
ESSO PLYMOUTH
6837
1950
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

COMANCHEE - 1936, BR,  1M (aft),  (12)
6,837 GRT for Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., Glasgow, 450.2 x 61.2
Tanker built by J. Brown & Co., Ltd., Clydebank, Glasgow, (3),  #544, 164067
1950 - ESSO PLYMOUTH,  Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., Glasgow
Broken up at Grimstad 1962 by Norsk Skipsopphugnings Co., arrived 13.08.1962.