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Petromar Bahia Blanca (I) - (1961-1967)
"Heron's Bridge" at unknown date and location. Owned by U.S.Department of Commerce
and operated by Marine Transport Lines Inc.
"Petromar Bahia Blanca" was build in 1945 as "Heron's Bridge".
Sold as "Esso Brazil" in 1948.
Lengthened and fitted to carry part cargo of L.P.G. in 1954.
Sold to Argentina as "Petromar Bahia Blanca".
Scrapped in 1967 at Kaoshiung.
"Esso Brazil", ex. "Heron's Bridge".
Built August 1945 by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock, Chester, PA.,
as "Herons Bridge" # 2438, for U.M.S.C.
1947 - Lanmore Co., Inc., Panama [Cosmopolitan Shipping Co., Inc.], PA.
1948 - ESSO BRAZIL, Panama Transport Co., Panama.
1954 - lengthened and fitted to carry part cargo of l.p.g. by Howaldtswerke A.G., Hamburg,
11,008 grt, 545.0' (11/1954).
1961 - PETROMAR BAHIA BLANCA, Petromar, S.A. de Nav., Buenos Aires, AR.
Broken up at Santander 1967 by Recuperaciones Submarinas S.A.,
arrived 18.02.1967, delivered. 23.02.1967, work began in 03.1967.
The Miramar Ship Index for "HERON'S BRIDGE"
1948 ESSO BRAZIL -
[ 1954 Lg 11008 grt ] -
1961 PETROMAR BAHIA BLANCA
Scrapped at Santander 18.02.1967.