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Name: ESSO HIBERNIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 06/04/1970
Completed: 12/1970
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 4
Dimensions: 250262dwt, 126539grt, 98220nrt, 1085.0 x 170.0 x 84.0ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 32000shp
Engines by: Associated Electrical Industries Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 341171
History:
12/1970 Esso Petroleum Co Ltd, London
25/04/1983 Broken up
Comments: 25/04/1983: Broken up at Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo, dated 19/09/1970, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo courtesy of Tony Frost

Above photo courtesy of Auke Visser

Above photo copyright of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo courtesy of John Jones

Above photo courtesy of John Jones