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Name: CREOLE BUENO
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/10/1928
Completed: 11/1928
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 988
Dimensions: 3126grt, 1637nrt, 325.0 x 55.2 x 16.4ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (14.5, 24 & 39.5 x 27ins), 248nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1928 Creole Petroleum Company, Maracaibo
1933 Cia Transportadora de Petroleos SA, Buenos Aires
1933 Renamed CRIOLLO BUENO
1938 Renamed ESSO SALTA
25/09/1948 Sank
Comments: 25/09/1948: Exploded and sank after a lightning strike at Campana on a
voyage from Buenos Aires, wreck refloated and broken up after 07/1952


Above photo as CRIOLLO BUENO copyright of Auke Visser