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J. H. Senior (2) - (1935-1950)
See also : HEAVY FIRE LOSS  & J.H. Senior  &  Esso Picardie (I)

Motor tanker "J. H. Senior". The second with that name.
Sisterships are Peter Hurll, J. A. Mowinckel, F. H. Bedford Jr. and Heinrich V. Riedemann.
"J. H. Senior".
Hole in the side of the tanker "J. H. Senior" after collision.
Deck view of havoc wrought by fire which swept the "J. H. Senior". Also deck cargo of planes was destroyed.
 
"J. H. Senior".

The Miramar Ship Index for "J.H. SENIOR"
IDNo:
5607492
Year:
1931
Name:
J.H. SENIOR
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
Flag:
DZG
Date of completion:
03.1931

DWT:
Yard No:
173
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
158.9
Country of build:
DEU
Beam:
21.4
Builder:
Nordseewerke
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Emden
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
2D-12

Subsequent History:
1950 ESSO PICARDIE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Savona ( by Assioni Recuperi Demilizioni Marittima ), 04.02.1955.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
477
5607492
1931
J.H. SENIOR
12185
Baltisch-Am Petrol
5607492
1931
ESSO PICARDIE
12185
1950
Standard Francaise

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

J. H. SENIOR - 1931   DZ    2M (aft)   (12)
12,185 GRT for Baltisch-Amerik. Petroleum Import G.m.b.H. (Waried Tankschiff Rhed. G.m.b.H.), Danzig, 521.2 x 70.3
Tanker build by Vereinigte Stahlw. A.G., Nordseewerke, Emden,  (3),   #173,  477     
1935 - Panama Transport Co., Panama, PA
In collision with Amer. s/s J. PINCKNEY HENDERSON, 19 Aug 1943, in the North Atlantic, voyage New York - Clyde, gas oil,
with aircraft on deck, extensively damaged by fire and explosion, towed into Bay Bulls, Nfld., 24 Aug, CTL, repaired after WW II,
returned to service Jan. 1949
1950 - ESSO PICARDIE, Standard Française des Pétroles, Le Havre, FR
1952 - Esso Standard Soc. Anon. Française, Le Havre
Broken up at Savona 1955 by Assioni Ricuperi Demolizione Marittimi,
arrived. 4.2.1955.