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Esso Antwerp (2) - (1967-1983)
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 "Esso Antwerp" at Nylands Verksted. Oslo.
"Esso Antwerp" was delivered from the Aker Group in Norway in 1967 to Esso Belgium S.A. In 1983 she was transferred to
British flag, becoming the "Esso Forth", before in 1986 being sold to Cyprus and renamed "Diamond".
Later names Primavera II" and Primavera. Broken up in Chittagong in 04.1992.
Photo: Le Havre 30.11.1982.
 "Esso Antwerp (2)" at Nylands Verksted. Oslo, fitting out.
 
"Esso Antwerp" was delivered from the Aker Group in Norway in 1967 to Esso Belgium S.A. In 1983 she was transferred to
British flag, becoming the "Esso Forth", before in 1986 being sold to Cyprus and renamed "Diamond".
Later names Primavera II" and Primavera. Broken up in Chittagong in 04.1992.
Photo: Le Havre 30.11.1982.
( Photo Arne Sogness )
 
"Esso Antwerp".
 
"Esso Antwerp" on its first voyage, at the opening of the Zandvliet Locks, Antwerp.
( Photo thanks to the Belgian Ships Archive and Frans Verhoeven )

Restoration of a damaged color negative 35 mm of "Esso Antwerp". The vessel was in New York at Stapleton Anchorage,
the picture was taken in July of 1976, maybe August of 1976. She became in 1983 "Esso Forth".
( Photo collection Bary Parker )
 
"Esso Antwerp (2)".
 
"Esso Antwerp (2)" in the English Channel.
"Esso Antwerp (2)", at Akers Shipyard, Oslo.
"Esso Antwerp" was build in 1967.
"Esso Forth" was build as the "Esso Antwerp" by A/S Akers MV, Oslo in 1967.
Measurements : 807 Feet (loa including bulbous bow) x 125 feet breadth.
Engines : Oil, Speed : 17 knots
1983 : Renamed "Esso Forth" after taking over by Esso UK
1986 : "Diamond" ( Troodos shipping & Trading Co., Ltd., London ) ( Cypriot Flag ).
"Esso Antwerp".
 
"Esso Antwerp".
"Esso Antwerp".

Additional Information :

M.S. "ESSO ANTWERP (2)" -  ONES    (1967-1983).
1967 Gebouwd door Nylands Verksted. Oslo (604).
42.094 B.R.T., 29.29111 N.T., 76.209 D.W.T., - L X B X H = 246,59 (232.57) X 38.16 x 16.62  (12.70) meter
2 t.e.w. 9 cil. dieselmotor B & W - werf (840 x 1800), tw. 17.3.1967, 20.400 r.p.k. 17 kn.
1983: “ESSO FORTH”, Esso Petroleum Company Ltd., London 5.8.1983 verkocht.
1986: “DIAMOND”, Troodos Shipping & Trading Ltd., Limassol.
1987: “PRIMAVERA II”, Primavera Overseas Company Inc.. Panama.
1989: “PRIMAVERA”, Primav Maritime Cli Ltd., Valletta.
1992: Gesloopt.

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO ANTWERP"
IDNo:
6716871
Year:
1967
Name:
ESSO ANTWERP
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
17.03.1967
Flag:
BEL
Date of completion:
03.1967

Tons:
42094
Link:
-
DWT:
76209
Yard No:
604
Length overall:
246.6
Ship Design:
LPP:
232.6
Country of build:
SWE
Beam:
38.2
Builder:
Stord Verft
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Leirvik
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-17

Subsequent History:
1983 ESSO FORTH - 1986 DIAMOND - 1987 PRIMAVERA II - 1989 PRIMAVERA

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Chittagong 01.04.1992. [ By R.M.Shipbreaking Industries ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
6716871
6716871
1967
ESSO ANTWERP
42094
Esso Marine (Belgium) S.A
6716871
6716871
1967
ESSO ANTWERP
42094
1973
Esso Belgium SA
6716871
6716871
1967
ESSO FORTH
42094
1983
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.
6716871
6716871
1967
DIAMOND
42094
1986
Majestic Sea Corp.
6716871
6716871
1967
PRIMAVERA II
42094
1987
Primavera Overseas Co., Inc.
6716871
6716871
1967
PRIMAVERA
42094
1990
Primav Mar Co., Ltd.