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Esso Ipswich - (1960-1972)
 
"Esso Ipswich", in September 1966, leaving Penzance.
( Photo thanks to Geoff Whitbourn )

"Esso Ipswich".
Build by J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sutherland (701) in  11/1960, 1103gt
Measurements : 231 Feet (loa) X 36 Feet breadth, 1576 DWT
Engines : Oil, 9,5 knots.
1981 : MALDIVE VALOUR (Maldives Shipping Ltd.).
1984 : FULIDHOO (Central Atolls Shipping (Pte) Ltd., Maldive Islands).
1986 : FALCON 2
Broken up in India in December 1997.
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
"Esso Ipswich" in Dover.
( Photo Ted Larkin's collection )
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich"
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich".
 
"Esso Ipswich", at Plymouth.
 
"Esso Ipswich".
( Photo Copyright Chris Howell )

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO IPSWICH"
IDNo:
5107657
Year:
1960
Name:
ESSO IPSWICH
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
06.09.1960
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
11.1960

Tons:
1103
Link:
-
DWT:
1570
Yard No:
701
Length overall:
70.5
Ship Design:
LPP:
66.5
Country of build:
UK
Beam:
11.0
Builder:
Thompson, J.L.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
North Sands
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-9.5

Subsequent History:
1981 MALDIVE VALOUR - 1984 FULIDHOO - 1986 FALCON 2

Disposal Data:
Scrapped in India 1997.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
5107657
5107657
1960
ESSO IPSWICH
1103
Esso Petroleum Co. Ltd.
5107657
5107657
1960
MALDIVE VALOUR
1103
1981
Maldives Sg. Ltd.
5107657
5107657
1960
FULIDHOO
1103
1984
Central Atolls Sg. Ltd.
5107657
5107657
1960
FALCON 2
1103
1989
Island Enterprises P/L

Info Wear Built Ships :

Name
Official number
Flag
IMO
ESSO IPSWICH
302515
GBR
5107657
Year built
Date launched
Date completed
1960
06/09/1960
11/1960
Vessel type
Vessel description
Tanker Oil
Steel Motor Vessel
Builder
Yard
Yard no
J. L. Thompson & Sons Ltd.,
North Sands
701

Tonnage
Length
Breadth
Depth
Draft
1103 grt / 525 nrt / 1570 dwt
231 ft 4 in
35 ft 11 in
15 ft 10 in
14 ft 3 in
Engine builder
English Electric Company Ltd.
Engine detail
Oil 4SA 8cyl (10 x 12in), 969bhp, 1 screw

First owner
First port of register
Registration date
Esso Petroleum Co. Ltd., London
London
Other names
1981 MALDIVE VALOUR - 1984 FULIDHOO - 1986 FALCON 2
Subsequent owner and registration history
1981 Maldives Shipping Ltd., Male
1984 Central Atolls Shipping Ltd., Male
1989 Island Enterprises Pte. Ltd., Male
Vessel history
Remarks
End year
Fate / Status
1997
Broken Up
Disposal Detail
1997 broken up in India.