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Name: ESSO YORK
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/09/1954
Completed: 04/1955
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 136
Dimensions: 17452grt, 10252nrt, 26675dwt, 628.0 x 82.9 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, DR geared to a single shaft, 13750shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 186222
History:
04/1955 Esso Petroleum Co Ltd, London
07/1981 Broken up
Comments: 11/07/1981: Arrived at Bombay for breaking up by SS Jain & Co


Above photo copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Above photo copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

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