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Sandy Creek
 "Esso Bristol", ex. "Sandy Creek".
( Basil Harris @ MPB Private Collection )
 "Esso Bristol", ex. "Sandy Creek".
"Esso Bristol", ex. "Sandy Creek".
"Perseo", ex. "North Duke", ex. "Esso Bristol", ex. "Sandy Creek".
( Photo Copyright Morten Bjorndalen )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.Yardnumber 399. UMSC No. 1760. Official nr. 246559.
Keel laid 24-05-1944. Launched 11-09-1944. Completed 26-09-1944. Gr. 10296 t., Net. 6236 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
SANDY CREEK-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
ESSO BRISTOL-1946 for Anglo-American Oil Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
ESSO BRISTOL-1951 for Esso Petroleum Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
NORTH DUKE-1954 for Diana Compania Naviera S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
PERSEO-1955 for Sicula Oceanica S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Perseo sold to shipbreakers in Italy. Arrived A.R.D.E.M. S.p.A., Vado Ligure 8 May 1963 to be broken up. [ By A.R.D.E.M. S.p.A. ]