Australia Calling:Esso Southampton 1930.

Clive Anthony Fisher
26th August 2006, 02:46
Build 1930 Esso Southampton,as W S Farish Anyone know who built her and her fate.on the 50s sometime.any detail welcome.

Joe Rooney
26th August 2006, 03:26
Hi Clive,

W.S.Farish, Built by Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock, Kearny, NJ

Completed Noveember 1930. 11,787 Gross Tons.
Steam Turbines to single screw.

1950 Renamed Esso Southampton.

10/02/1958 Arrived Split in tow of tug Hercules for scrapping.

Regards, Joe

Clive Anthony Fisher
27th August 2006, 04:51
Thank you very much for your assistance with the Esso Southampton helps me to tie up the loose ends with her life,28 years not bad for the old girl.
Regards Clive.