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Esso Cardiff (2) - (1963-1983)
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Esso Cardiff - turbine tanker
Shipyard: Nederlandsche Dok- en Scheepsbouw Mij. - Amsterdam
Yard number: 498
Owners; Esso Petr. Co. Ltd. - London
Classification : LIoyd's Register
Length o.a. , . . 225,55 m
Length b.p. , . . 214,88 m
Breadth   . , . . 31.09 m
Depth  ., 15,29 m
Draught    . . . 11.53 m
Gross register . 31,675  t
Net register . , 17,105  t
Deadweight . . 48,400  t
Main engine. NDSM / Pametrada turbine
Speed: 17 kn
Launched: September 11 th, 1962
Commissioned: May 3rd, 1963

 Model of tanker ts. "Esso Cardiff", built by Nederlandsche Dok en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij at Amsterdam.
 Model of tanker ts. "Esso Cardiff", built by Nederlandsche Dok en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij at Amsterdam.
 
"Esso Cardiff" a photo from a game of cards.
 
"Esso Cardiff".
 
"Esso Cardiff" was build in 1963. Sold for demolition to Korean breakers, arrived in Ulsan October, 10, 1983.
"Esso Cardiff".
"Esso Cardiff" approaching "Esso Europoort" for lightening.
( Photo by Bart de Vries )
"Esso Cardiff" approaching "Esso Europoort" for lightening.
( Photo by Bart de Vries )
 
"Esso Cardiff".
 
"Esso Cardiff".
 
"Esso Cardiff", repairs made after a collision damage at the NDSM, Amsterdam.
 
"Esso Cardiff".
( Photocollection John Sins )
 
"Esso Cardiff".
( Photocollection John Sins )
 
"Thorsgaga", left, next to the "Esso Cardiff".
 
"Esso Cardiff".

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO CARDIFF"
IDNo:
5419878
Year:
1963
Name:
ESSO CARDIFF
Keel:
12.1961
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
11.09.1962
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
05.1963

Tons:
31720
Link:
-
DWT:
48454
Yard No:
498
Length overall:
226.5
Ship Design:
LPP:
214.9
Country of build:
NLD
Beam:
31.2
Builder:
Nederlandsche D&SB
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Amsterdam
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-17

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Ulsan 10.10.1983 [ By Hyundai Precision Industries Co. ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
304439
5419878
5419878
1963
ESSO CARDIFF
31720
-
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.