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Esso Purfleet (2) - (1967-1983)
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"Esso Purfleet" at Southampton docks, during some repairs to her rudder.
( Photo thanks to Toby Young )
"Esso Purfleet".
 
"Esso Purfleet".
 
"Esso Purfleet".
 
"Esso Purfleet".
 
"Esso Purfleet".
 
"Esso Purfleet".
( Photo Copyright Bob Scott )
 
"Esso Purfleet".
( John Sins collection )
 
"Thita Pegasus", ex. "Pirma Jemia", ex. "Esso Purfleet (2)", ancjoerd at Perama, Piraeus, Greece.
( Photo Copyright Peter J. Fitzpatrick )
"Africa", ex. "Sicilly", ex. El Miura", ex. ""Dabai  Star", ex. "Rainbow", ex. "Thita Pegasus",
ex. "Pirma Jemia", ex. "Esso Purfleet", broken and sunken, at Milos Island.
 
"Africa", ex. "Sicilly", ex. El Miura", ex. ""Dabai  Star", ex. "Rainbow", ex. "Thita Pegasus",
ex. "Pirma Jemia", ex. "Esso Purfleet", broken and sunken, at Milos Island.
( Photo thanks to Gianpaolo )
 
"Africa", ex. "Sicilly", ex. El Miura", ex. ""Dabai  Star", ex. "Rainbow", ex. "Thita Pegasus",
ex. "Pirma Jemia", ex. "Esso Purfleet", broken and sunken, at Milos Island.
( Photo thanks to Gianpaolo )

MarineNews of the WSS reports ;
AFRICA* (Sicily -93, El Miura, Dubai Star -91, Rainbow -87, Thita Pegasus -87, Prima Jemima -86, Esso Purfleet -83),
2,538/67 - bunkering tanker, owned by Triton Seatrade Ltd. (Seashore Management Ltd.), Cambodia. Reported 17/12/2003
to have drifted North West of Milos in heavy weather and a tug and helicopters were despatched to assist. The crew
were taken off by helicopter and she grounded on Milos Island and subsequently broke in two. Some reports suggest
she had been bound tor India for breaking up.