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Esso Lambeth - (1956-1965)
"Esso Lambeth" seen here as "Carapito" at her launch in 1943. Was sold to Germany in 1965 for scrapping.
 
"Esso Lambeth".
 
"Esso Lambeth".
"Esso Lambeth".
"Esso Lambeth", almost the same photo as number 2.
 
"Esso Lambeth".
 
"Esso Lambeth".
 
"Esso Lambeth".
 
"Esso Lambeth" after being rammed by "Scottish Trader" at Tilbury.
 
"Esso Lambeth" bow damage after being rammed by "Scottish Trader" at Tilbury.

Additional information :
Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
CARIPITO
Nationality
PANAMA
Official Number:
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
355.00
Gross Tonnage:
3401.00
Vessel Width:
60.00
Net Tonnage:
2002.00
Vessel Height
17.50
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
2
Hull Number:
00013

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Duluth, MN
Builder:
Barnes-Duluth Shipbuilding Co.
Date of Build
1943

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
ESSO LAMBETH
1956 - 1965
U.K.
187549

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Creole Petroleum Corp.
Panama
1943 - 1956
PANAMA
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.
London, Great Britain
1956 - 1965
U.K.
187549

Rebuild History
Tonnage change, 1956 (4352 gross - 2110 net).

Disposition
Sold to Eisen und Metall A.G., for scrapping at Hamburg, Germany; reported in August, 1965.

History
Built for a subsidiary of Standard Oil Company for service to Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela.

The Miramar Ship Index for "CARIPITO"
ID No: 1187549 Year: 1943
Name: CARIPITO Launch Date: 19.12.1942
Type: Tanker Date of completion: 09.1943
Flag: PAN Keel: -
Tons: 3401 Link: 1637
DWT: 5572 Yard No: 13
Length overall: - Ship Design: -
LPP: 108.2 Country of build: CND
Beam: 18.3 Builder: Barnes-Duluth
Material of build: - Location of yard: Duluth
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 2T-     
Owner as Completed: Creole Petroleum Corp, Panama

Subsequent History:
1956 ESSO LAMBETH

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Hamburg 27.09.1965.