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Ministry of War Transport 1939-1946
Empire Dickens - (1946-1946)
See also : Esso Appalachee - (1946-1960)

"Esso Appalachee", ex. "Empire Dckens".

Empire Dickens
04.1942 - 9,819 GRT
Built by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Haverton, for (tanker) M.O.W.T.
Measurements: 504 feet length X 68 fee: breadth.
Engines: T3cyl.
1944: Operated by Anglo-American for M.O.W.T
1946 Esso Appalachee (qv).

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.