ESSO PURFLEET - IMO 6619138
|Photographer:||Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]||Title:||ESSO PURFLEET||Added:||May 14, 2019|
|Location:||Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom|
||Tankers built before 1970|
|The 1967 Haverton Hill (Teesside) built coastal tanker ESSO PURFLEET is seen passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth fifty years ago today, on 14th May 1969.
Later: 1983 PRIMA JEMIMA - 86 THITA PEGASUS - 87 RAINBOW - 87 DUBAI STAR - 91 EL MIURA - SICILY - 93 AFRICA
While on voyage from Eleusis to India for breaking, she was wrecked at Sarakiniko, Milos Island, on 17.12.03 and broke in two.
|Gross tonnage:||2,538 tons|
|Summer DWT:||4,502 tons|
© Florian 1860
© Malcolm Cranfield
© Mike Griffiths
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