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Tankers (1950-1959)
Esso Winchester - (1958-1969)
"Esso Winchester" (left) with the "Esso Maracaibo" (right) once again in Aurba 1967.
( Photo thanks to Toby Young ).
Esso Winchester - 2.1958 - 24,026 BT
Built by AG Weser, Bremen
Measurements : 696 feet length x 90 feet breadth. 2 Dr steamturbines, speed 16,5 knots.
1969: Winchester (Tiha Inc. (Liberian)).
1970: Hoegh Transporter (L. Hoegh & Co.). Converted to car carrier at Rijeka. (21,670 gt).
1977: transferred to A/S Atlantica, Oslo.
09.02.1979: Sold to Taiwan breakers Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp, Kaohsiung
and arrived Kaohsiung for breaking up, arrived 9/2/79 & work began 24/03/1979.
 
"Esso Winchester".
( Collection Allen Hawker )

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO WINCHESTER"
IDNo:
5108766
Year:
1958
Name:
ESSO WINCHESTER
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
05.11.1957
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
02.1958

DWT:
35830
Yard No:
1311
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):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1969 WINCHESTER -
[ 1970 converted to vehicle carrier, 21670 grt / 34614 dwt ] -
1970 HOEGH TRANSPORTER.

Disposal Data: Scrapped at Kaohsiung 09.02.1979.

History:
ON  
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Owner
5108766
5108766
1958
ESSO WINCHESTER   
23990
Esso Petroleum Co., Ltd.
5108766
5108766
1958
WINCHESTER
23990
1969
Tiha Inc.
5108766
5108766
1958
HOEGH TRANSPORTER
21670
1970
L. Hoegh & Co.
Built in 1958 "Esso Winchester".
( Photo Fotoflite )
"Esso Winchester".
 
"Esso Winchester".
( John Sins collection )
"Esso Winchester" seen here as "Höegh Transporter".
( Photo Rudi Klein )
“Hoegh Transporter” ex. "Esso Winchester".
( Photo thanks to Leif Höegh & Co A/S, Norway. )
 
“Hoegh Transporter” ex. "Esso Winchester".
 
“Hoegh Transporter” ex. "Esso Winchester".