Auke Visser´s Esso UK Tanker's site     |   home
Tankers (1940-1949)
Geo W. McKnight - (1940-1950)
"Geo W. McKnight" was build in 1932, for the Baltisch-Amerkanische Petroleum-Import GmbH, Danzig / KR Waried
Tankschiff Rhederei GmbH, Hamburg.
1935 handed over to the Panama Transport Co., Panama (Waried was still the manager).
1940 handed over to the Anglo American Oil Co., London.(Mgr. F.J. Wolfe, 1941 Mgr. R.A. Carder).
1950 to the Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., London, renamed "Esso Edinburgh".
27.7.1954 arrived at Blyth for breaking up.

Geo. W.   McKnight 1.1933
12,502 GT  Built by Fr. Krupp AG, Kiel, tor Baltisch-Amerikanische Petroleum-Import-Gesellschaft.
1935: (Panama Transport Co.).
1939: (
3.5.1942: Damaged by submarine (U.66) torpedo, 11.18N 61..19W in convoy ON 87 (United Kingdom/North America).
1950: Esso Edinburgh.
26.7.1954: Arrived Blyth for breaking up.