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Name: ESSO NORTHUMBRIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 02/05/1969
Completed: 14/05/1970
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 3
Dimensions: 250262dwt, 126543grt, 98222nrt, 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, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 338892
History:
14/05/1970 Esso Petroleum Co Ltd, London
07/05/1982 Broken up
Comments: 07/05/1982: Arrived for breaking up at Kaohsiung, Taiwan
25/05/1982: Breaking up commenced by Tai Yuan Steel Corp


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Fietscher Fotos

Above photo, dated 02/08/1970, is copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo is copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo courtesy of Auke Visser