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Tankers (1930-1939)
Robert F. Hand - (1933-1950)
"Robert F. Hand" was build in 1933 and was renamed as "Esso Newcastle" in 1950.
Sold and coverted to a ore carrier and renamed "Alexander" in 1955.
Sold again in 1957 as "Oligisto".
Sold again in 1961 as "Italsider".
Sold for breaking up in 1966 at Vado.
"Robert F. Hand".
 "Oligisto", ex. "Robert F. Hand", departing from Genoa to Puerto Ordaz in the Orinoco river, 1958.

Robert F. Hand 10.1933
12,197 GT  Built by Fr. Krupp AG, Kiel, for Baltisch-Amerikanische Petroleum-Import-Gesellschaft.
1933: (Anglo-American).
1950: Esso Newcastle.
1955: Converted to an ore carrier and renamed Alexander (l l ,540 gt) (Cia. de Nav. Alexander (Panama).
1957: Oligisto (Cornigliano (Italy)).
1961 - "Italsider" Acciaierie Riunite Ilva e Cornigliano S.p.A. (s/m), Genoa
5.1966: Scrapped Vado.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

ROBERT F. HAND - 1933   DZ   2M (aft)     (12)
12,197 GRT for Baltisch-Amerikanische Petroleum Import G.m.b.H., Danzig     522.5 x 70.3
Tanker build by Frd. Krupp Germaniawerft A.G., Kiel     (10)     #518                         
1933 - Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., London      BR    163409
1950 - ESSO NEWCASTLE   Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., London
1955 - ALEXANDER   Cia. de Navegacion Alexander, S.A., Panama  [Soc. Attivita Ind. Comerciale Appalti, Genoa]     PA
          conv. to ore carrier,  8,499 grt
1957 - OLIGISTO    "Cornigliano" S.p.A. & Ilva Alti Forni e Acciaiere d'Italia S.p.A., Genoa     IT     3102
     ("Sidermar", S.p.A., mgrs.)
1961 - "Italsider" Acciaierie Riunite Ilva e Cornigliano S.p.A. (s/m), Genoa
Broken up at Vado Ligure 3rd quarter 1967 - scrapping reported as early as 5.1966.