Auke Visser´s German Esso Tanker's site     |   home
German ESSO Tankers Album
Calliope - (1926-1935)
 
"Calliope" build in 1926 by Howaltswerke AG, Kiel, for the Baltisch-Amerikanische Petroleum-Import GmbH, Danzig.
In 1928 managed by Waried Tankschiff-Rhederei GmbH, Hamburg.
In 1935 to Panama Transport Co., Panama.
In 1939 German crew exchainged for an American crew.
In 1945 renamed "Ampetco" for the Belgium Overseas Transports SA, Antwerpen.
Sold in 1947 as "Maria Letiza" for Cia. Operationes maritimes SA, Panama.
Sold in 1951 as "Barbara Ann" for Pan American Steamships of Panama SA, Panama.
Scrapped in 1953 in Hamburg by Eckhardt & Co.
 
"Calliope", seen here as "Ampetco (III)".

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

CALLIOPE - 1926      DZ     2M (aft)     (11)
8,744 Grt for Baltisch-Amerik. Petroleum Import G.m.b.H., Danzig   470.2 x 63.2
Tanker build by Howaldtswerke, Kiel    (8)     #675
1935 - Panama Transport Co., Panama, PA
1946 - AMPETCO (III), Belgian Overseas Transports, S.A., Antwerp, BE
1947 - Standard American Petroleum Co., S.A., Antwerp
1947 - MARIA LETIZIA G, Cia. de Operaciones Maritimas, S.A., Panama  [Gens - Genoa], PA
1951 - BARBARA ANN, Pan American SS. Corp., of Panama, S.A., Panama  (New York)
Broken up at Hamburg 1953 by Eckhardt & Co. G.m.b.H.,
arrived 27.10.1953, work began 01.11.1953.

The Miramar Ship Index for "CALLIOPE"
IDNo:
5606434
Year:
1926
Name:
CALLIOPE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
05.06.1926
Flag:
DZG
Date of completion:
08.1926

Tons:
8744
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
675
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
143.3
Country of build:
GER
Beam:
19.3
Builder:
Howaldtswerke
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Kiel
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
2D-11

Subsequent History:
1946 AMPETCO - 1947 MARIA LETIZIA G. - 1951 BARBARA ANN

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Hamburg 27.10.1953.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
5606434
1926
CALLIOPE
8744
Baltisch-Amerikan
5606434
1926
CALLIOPE
8744
1935
Panama Transport Co.
5606434
1926
AMPETCO
8744
1946
Belgian Overseas Tpt.
5606434
1926
MARIA LETIZIA G.
8744
1947
Gens
5606434
1926
BARBARA ANN
8744
1951
Pan American SS Corp.