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 "Esso Springfield".
( Esso photo )
"Esso Springfield".
A Typical deck cargo on one off the ships, containing gas cans. Ready for use.
"Esso Springfield", tied-up  to a loading dock on the Hudson.
( Photo Copyright Capt. Ronald R. Jansen )

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 392. UMSC No. 1726. Official nr. 245357.
Keel laid 01-12-1943. Launched 08-03-1944. Completed 27-03-1944. 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.
ESSO SPRINGFIELD-1944 completed for Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ESSO SPRINGFIELD-1950 for Esso Shipping Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ESSO SPRINGFIELD-1956 for Panama Transportation Company, Panama.
OSWEGO VOYAGER-1960 for Oswego Bulk Carriers Inc, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Oswego Voyager sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Hirao 5 Aug. 1965 to be broken up. Work began 23 Sep. 1965. [ By Matsukura Shoten Kisen Kaisha ]