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Esso Canterbury - (1954-1968)
"Esso Canterbury" was build in 1954 and was sold as "Golden Jay".
On 14th May, 1972, on a voyage from los Angelos to Venezuela in ballast, there was an explosion and
she sank 200 miles south of Mazatlan, position 20.10 N / 106.34 W. ( 3 dead )
"Esso Canterbury".
 
"Esso Canterbury".
"Esso Canterbury".
 
"Esso Canterbury".
 
"Esso Canterbury".
 
"Golden Jay", ex. "Esso Canterbury", in the 70's.
( Photo Copyright René Beauchamp )

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO CANTERBURY"
IDNo:
5107097
Year:
1954
Name:
ESSO CANTERBURY
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
19.02.1954
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
07.1954

Tons:
17515
Link:
-
DWT:
26692
Yard No:
1012
Length overall:
191.9
Ship Design:
LPP:
182.9
Country of build:
UK
Beam:
25.2
Builder:
Vickers-Armstrongs
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Barrow
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1967 GOLDEN JAY

Disposal Data:
Explosion 20.10 N / 106.34 W on 14.05.1972 (3 dead) [ Voyage Los Angeles-Aruba, ballast ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
186089
5107097
5107097
1954
ESSO CANTERBURY
17515
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.
186089
5107097
5107097
1954
GOLDEN JAY
17515
1968
Camelot Sg., Ltd.
186089
5107097
5107097
1954
GOLDEN JAY
17515
1970
Camelot Sg., Ltd.