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Old 26th April 2016, 18:51
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You need a scanner and down load it in to a file on your computer . Then transfer
it to your post . Rick.
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Old 23rd December 2018, 12:03
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Memories-memories -I was 2nd mate on most of the Esso T2s mentioned - that was in the late 40's/50s.
Better late than never. I came across the site www.aukevisser.nl/inter-2/id473.htm and this site is about Esso T3 tankers and if you persevere to the end you will find a photo of a box boat conversion of the Esso Los Angeles, that ship was converted to SeaLand's 30 ft. containers which finally had to give way to TEU's. I joined the ship in Jurong dry dock in Singapore in 1989 where 2 of them were having the hold cell guides, hold bulkheads and the hatch covers converted to 20, 40, and 45 ft. configuration. Re-named Sea Adventure and Sea Pioneer they were quite handy ships and were used as feeders on the Rotterdam - Med run, also took part in Desert Storm.
I left in 1993 so Esso T3 tankers were still going strong although you may not have recognised them.
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Old 25th December 2018, 11:31
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Hello Gentlemen of Esso.

I am painting a 1200 Waterline T2 as an Esso Tanker, and naturally would wish to flag it British. I am unable to find if any T2's did sail under the Red Duster. Any info?

Failing that I shall paint it as US flagged Esso Worcester, formerly Multnoman. I have a decent photo of her, only one query, what colour were the decks? I seem to recall Boot Topping Red?

As a Trident Tanker Apprentice of the 60's I have fond memories of seeing T's, and associate them more with Esso and Mobil than any other company.

Thanks,

John T
Caltex had stacks of t2s under the British flag. You should be able to find that trademark somewhere.
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