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Esso Guildford - (1957-1976)
 
Launch of  the first of the "City "-class, the "Esso Guildford".

Esso Guildford  - 7.1957 - 23,960 GT
Built by AG Weser, Bremen
Measurements : 696 feet length x 90 feet breadth. 2 Dr steamturbines, speed 16,5 knots.
1969: Delphic Runner (Dorian S. S. Corp. (Liberian)).
12.10.1974: Laid up Piraeus.
29.4.1976: Arrived Bilbao, in tow for breaking up.
The first of the "City "-class, the "Esso Guildford" of 1957, at Malta.
 
"Esso Guildford".
( Collection Peter Morgan )

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO GUILDFORD"
IDNo:
5107530
Year:
1957
Name:
ESSO GUILDFORD
Launch Date:
28.03.1957
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
07.1957
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
35830
Yard No:
1310
Length overall:
212.1
Ship Design:
LPP:
201.2
Country of build:
DEU
Beam:
27.5
Builder:
Weser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Bremen
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST16.5

Owner as Completed:
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.

Subsequent History:
1969 DELPHIC RUNNER

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Bilbao 29.04.1976.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
5107530
5107530
1957
ESSO GUILDFORD
23924
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.
5107530
5107530
1957
DELPHIC RUNNER
23924
1969
Dorian S. S. Corp.

"Esso Guildford".
 
"Esso Guildford".
 
"Esso Guildford".
"Esso Guildford".
"Esso Guildford".
"Esso Guildford" was built in Bremen in 1957 and was scrapped in 1976.
( Photo by Teesships )