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"Esso Manchester", ex "Santiago".
"Esso Manchester", ex "Santiago" at Fawley.
"Esso Manchester", ex "Santiago".
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"Esso Manchester", ex "Santiago".
"Esso Manchester", ex "Santiago".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 334. UMSC No. 398. Official nr. 245174.
Keel laid 23-10-1943. Launched 31-01-1944.Completed 21-02-1944. Gr. 10317 t., Net. 6209 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,23 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
SANTIAGO-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
ESSO MANCHESTER-1947 for Anglo-American Oil Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
ESSO MANCHESTER-1951 for Esso Petroleum Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
Additional Reports:
Reported Esso Manchester sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived Faslane 6 Aug. 1963 to be broken up. [ By Shipbreaking Industries ]