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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:ESSO PURFLEETAdded:May 14, 2019
Captured:IMO:6619138Hits:108
Location:Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Description:
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.
Vessel Identification
Name:Africa
IMO:6619138
Former name(s):
- El Miura (Until 1993)
- Sicily (Until 1993)
- Dubai Star (Until 1991 May)
- Thita Pegasus (Until 1987)
- Esso Purfleet (Until 1983)
- Sicily (Until 1967 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tanker
Gross tonnage:2,538 tons
Summer DWT:4,502 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1967
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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© Florian 1860
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© Malcolm Cranfield
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© Mike Griffiths
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