Esso Albany - Monrovia, Liberia

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The 1973-built, 22,726-dwt, oil tanker, Esso Albany is seen in this photograph while she was underway at Swansea, England during January of 1991.

She was built in Japan and operated as Esso Albany for the Exxon Group, USA and Esso International, Holland until 1993. At that time she was sold to Italian opeators who applied the name Franca D then Franca D'Alesio shortly thereafter. In June of 2000 she was sold to Cambodian interests and renamed Franca. Early in 2000 she was sold for dismantling in India after a 27 year career. Photograph courtesy Rick Garcia.

Information courtesy Marine News from The World Ship Society
Lloyds Registers and the Fairplay Internet Ship Register

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