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Esso Plymouth (1) - (1950-1962)
See her as : Comanchee (2) - (1936-1950)

Build as "Comanchee (II)", for the Anglo-American Oil Co., she became "Esso Plymouth (I)" in 1950.
Arrived 1962.08.09, at Grimstad for breaking up.
"Esso Plymouth".
 
"Esso Plymouth".
 
"Esso Plymouth".
"Esso Plymouth".
 
"Esso Plymouth", at Hamburg, Germany.
( Photo Copyright Andrea Hoppe )
 
"Esso Plymouth".

Yard No: 544
Name: COMANCHEE
Current Name: ESSO PLYMOUTH (1950)
Shipbuilder: John Brown Clydebank
Launched: 09 January 1936
Built: 1936
Ship Type: Tanker
Length: 450 feet
Breadth: 61 feet
Owner: Anglo-American Oil Company
Status: Scrapped - 13/8/1962 Grimstad.

The Miramar Ship Index for "COMANCHEE"
IDNo:
1164067
Year:
1936
Name:
COMANCHEE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.01.1936
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
03.1936

Tons:
6837
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
544
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
137.2
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
18.7
Builder:
John Brown
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Clydebank
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-12

Subsequent History:
1950 ESSO PLYMOUTH

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Grimstad 13.08.1962.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
164067
1164067
1936
COMANCHEE
6837
Anglo-American Oil Co.
164067
1164067
1936
ESSO PLYMOUTH
6837
1950
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

COMANCHEE - 1936, BR,  1M (aft),  (12)
6,837 GRT for Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., Glasgow, 450.2 x 61.2
Tanker built by J. Brown & Co., Ltd., Clydebank, Glasgow, (3),  #544, 164067
1950 - ESSO PLYMOUTH,  Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd., Glasgow
Broken up at Grimstad 1962 by Norsk Skipsopphugnings Co., arrived 13.08.1962.