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Esso Gothenburg

Esso Gothenburg

T/T Esso Gothenburg at Kockum Shipyard Sweden
1965.
Build 1956-Van der Giesen,Holland
B.U. Aliaga 1986.
26700 tdw.
Single screw-17 knots.
Make and size of machinery plant,G.E./Laval ?

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Hi Hasse,
It is S/S Konung Gustav V(5) Swedish States railways, built 1910-at Lindholmen (twin triple exp.eng.tot 5600hp.4 scotch boilers 16 burners), in drydock for her annual overhaul.(Sistership to -Drottning Victoria-built Newcastle 1909)Worked on both ships as stoker/oiler in the sixties.They were both scrapped 1968 in Ystad.
 

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