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Chadd's Ford
T2-SE-A1
 Build as "Chadd's Ford" in 1945, she became "Esso Greenville" in 1946,
seen here at Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., in Pa.
"Esso Greenville", ex. "Chadd's Ford".
"Esso Greenville", ex. "Chadd's Ford".
 
"Esso Greenville", ex. "Chadd's Ford", passing Portishead, UK.
( Photo Copyright Chris Howell )
 
"Esso Greenville", ex. "Chadd's Ford".
 
"Columbia", ex. "Chadd's Ford", ex. "Esso Greenville", ex. "Chadd's Ford", after rebuilding as a bulker to carry steel.
( Photo thanks to Tom Ellsworth )
 
"Columbia", ex. "Chadd's Ford", ex. "Esso Greenville", ex. "Chadd's Ford", in the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal.
( Photo Copyright Jan Andriesse )

CHADD'S FORD, T2-SE-A1
History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.Yardnumber 403. UMSC No. 1780. Official nr. 246981.
Keel laid 14-09-1944. Launched 13-12-1944. Completed 28-12-1944. 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.
History:
CHADDíS FORD-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
ESSO GREENVILLE-1946 for Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ESSO GREENVILLE-1950 for Esso Shipping Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ESSO GREENVILLE-1960 for Humble Oil & Refining Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
CHADDíS FORD-1963 for Mathiasenís Tanker Industries, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware.
COLUMBIA-1964 for United States Steel Corporation, Intercoastal Fleet, New York, USA.
COLUMBIA-1977 for American Pacific Container Line, San Francisco, USA.
PACIFIC ENVOY-1978 for American Pacific Container Line, San Francisco, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Columbia converted into bulker in 1964 by Maryland Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, Baltimore, Maryland.
New Dimensions 6848 grt / 16408 dwt.
Reported Pacific Envoy Sold Sep. 1978 to National Metal & Steel Co., Terminal Island, Calif. for scrapping, resold, sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 12 Jun. 1979 to be broken up. [Chin Tai Steel Enterprise Co Ltd]