Northup Grunman Tankers

Newport News Asbestos Exposure

Northup Grunman constructed 81 Tankers in their Newport News Shipyard. If you live in or around Newport News and were involved in the construction of these Tankers, you may have been exposed to asbestos. The family members of persons exposed to asbestos while constructing or working aboard these Tankers are also at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos aboard a Tanker in Newport News, contact our mesothelioma attorneys for a free case evaluation.

Ship Name Launch Date Delivered Length BeamDisplacement Owner

Achilles Apr 13, 1960 Jun 7, 1960 712'2" 93'0" 52,302 Newport Tankers Corp.
Agwismith Mar 26, 1921 Jul 26, 1922 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Atlantic Gulf & WI. Co.
Agwistone Feb 8, 1921 Jul 26, 1922 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Atlantic Gulf & WI. Co.
Antwerpen Jul 22, 1916 Aug 24, 1916 474'6" 60'0" 16,650 Standard Oil of N.J.
Arietta S. Livanos Mar 21, 1958 Jun 30, 1958 712'2" 93'0" 52,302 Ocean Tanker Line Ltd.
Atlantic Emperor Aug 5, 1949 Oct 1, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Atlantic Maritime Co.
Atlantic Prestige Aug 17, 1962 Nov 27, 1962 669'5" 82'6" 41,346 Atlantic Refining Co.
California Dec 18, 1953 Feb 5, 1954 565'0" 75'0" 24,839 Texas Company
Charles Pratt Feb 12, 1916 Mar 18, 1916 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Standard Oil of N.J.
Connecticut Sep 11, 1953 Nov 6, 1953 565'0" 75'0" 24,839 Texas Company
Cradle of Liberty Jul 23, 1954 Oct 15, 1954 707'0" 93'0" 49,636 Grand Bassa Tankers
El Paso Arzew Aug 6, 1977 Dec 8, 1978 948'6" 135'0" 106,600 El Paso Co./LNG 2
El Paso Howard Boyd Mar 4, 1978 Jun 29, 1979 948'6" 135'0" 106,600 El Paso Co./LNG 3
El Paso Southern Jan 22, 1977 May 31, 1978 948'6" 135'0" 106,600 El Paso Co./LNG I
Esso Baltimore Apr 28, 1960 Jul 15, 1960 740'0" 102'0" 62,105 Esso Standard Division
Esso Bangor Nov 25, 1952 Jan 16, 1953 628'0" 82'6" 34,640 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Bermuda Nov 22, 1949 Jan 27, 1950 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Boston Sep 28, 1960 Nov 22, 1960 740'0" 102'0" 62,105 Esso Standard Division
Esso Chester Aug 8, 1952 Oct 10, 1952 628'0" 82'6" 34,640 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Columbia Sep 18, 1940 Apr 28, 1941 553'0" 75'0" 23,359 Standard Oil of N.J.
Esso Cristobal Apr 29, 1949 Jul 15, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Delivery No. 11 Dec 8, 1937 Feb 8, 1938 259'9" 43'6" 3,570 Standard Oil of N.J.
Esso Florence Nov 20, 1953 Jan 15, 1954 628'0" 82'6" 34,640 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Genova Sep 8, 1949 Nov 11, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Gettysburg Oct 11, 1956 Mar 1, 1957 715'0" 93'0" 50,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Gloucester Mar 17, 1953 May 1, 1953 628'0" 82'6" 34,640 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Havana Dec 16, 1949 Mar 3, 1950 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Houston Sep 26, 1964 Dec 11, 1964 800'0" 116'3" 81,783 Humble Oil & Ref. Co.
Esso Jamestown Oct 1, 1957 Dec 20, 1957 715'0" 93'0" 50,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Lexington Jan 28, 1958 Apr 25, 1958 715'0" 93'0" 50,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Lima Oct 12, 1949 Dec 21, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Montevideo Feb 25, 1949 May 26, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso New Orleans Jan 23, 1965 Apr 9, 1965 800'0" 116'3" 81,783 Humble Oil & Ref. Co.
Esso New York Feb 9, 1950 Apr 14, 1950 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Newark Apr 18, 1952 Aug 19, 1952 628'0" 82'6" 34,640 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Raleigh Jan 26, 1940 Jun 21, 1940 553'0" 75'0" 23,359 Standard Oil of N.J.
Esso Richmond Sep 29, 1939 Apr 20, 1940 553'0" 75'0" 23,359 Standard Oil of N.J.
Esso Santos Mar 21, 1950 May 19, 1950 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Stockholm Jul 1, 1949 Aug 26, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Suez Jan 14, 1949 Apr 1, 1949 628'0" 82'6" 34,145 Esso Shipping Co.
Esso Washington Feb 15, 1957 May 17, 1957 715'0" 93'0" 50,145 Esso Shipping Co.
F.D. Asche Oct 24, 1918 Dec 10, 1918 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 Standard Oil of N.J.
F.Q. Barstow Mar 17, 2017 Apr 12, 1917 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Standard Oil of N.J.
Florida Apr 26, 1956 Jul 14, 1956 565'0" 75'0" 24,839 Texas Company
Flying A-Delaware May 19, 1954 Jul 2, 1954 628'0" 82'6" 35,035 Tide Water Associated Oil
Flying A-New York Feb 3, 1954 Mar 26, 1954 628'0" 82'6" 35,035 Tide Water Associated Oil
FSSO Huntington Aug 18, 1953 Oct 9, 1953 628'0" 82'6" 34,640 Esso Shipping Co.
G.S. Livanos Jun 5, 1958 Aug 27, 1958 712'2" 93'0" 52,302 Ocean Tanker Line Ltd.
H.H. Rogers Apr 27, 1916 May 25, 1916 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Standard Oil of N.J.
H.M. Flagler Apr 27, 1918 Jul 17, 1918 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 Standard Oil of N.J.
Illinois Apr 10, 1913 May 17, 1913 413'0" 52'0" 11,130 Texas S.S. Co.
J.C. Donnell Nov 24, 1917 Jan 21, 1918 516'6" 68'0" 21,200 Atlantic Refining Co.
J.H. Senior Jan 5, 1924 Feb 23, 1924 220'2" 38'0" 2,287 Standard Oil of N.J.
John D. Archbold Aug 20, 1921 Sep 24, 1921 572'6" 75'0" 29,000 Standard Oil of N.J.
John D. Archbold Jan 28, 1914 Mar 17, 1914 474'6" 60'0" 16,670 Standard Oil Co.
John D. Rockefeller Aug 8, 1914 Sep 11, 1914 474'6" 60'0" 16,670 Standard Oil Co.
Lake Palourde Mar 16, 1959 May 25, 1959 810'0" 104'0" 77,029 Barracuda Tanker Corp.
Liberty Bell Oct 19, 1954 Dec 15, 1954 707'0" 93'0" 49,636 Grand Bassa Tankers
National Defender Aug 19, 1959 Oct 23, 1959 810'0" 104'0" 82,678 National Transport Corp.
New York Jun 2, 1953 Jul 31, 1953 565'0" 75'0" 24,839 Texas Company
North Dakota Dec 18, 1952 Mar 6, 1953 565'0" 75'0" 24,839 Texas Company
O.B. Jennings Aug 25, 1917 Oct 31, 1917 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Standard Oil of N.J.
Patoka Jul 26, 1919 Sep 3, 1919 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Ramapo Sep 11, 1919 Oct 22, 1919 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Rapidan Oct 25, 1919 Nov 26, 1919 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Salinas May 5, 1920 May 13, 1920 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Sansinena Aug 7, 1958 Oct 24, 1958 810'0" 104'0" 77,029 Barracuda Tanker Corp.
Sapelo Dec 24, 1919 Jan 30, 1920 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Sepulga Apr 21, 1920 May 27, 1920 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Statue of Liberty Jun 2, 1954 Aug 16, 1954 707'0" 93'0" 49,636 Grand Bassa Tankers
Thetis Apr 24, 1959 Sep 15, 1959 712'2" 93'0" 52,302 Rye Marine Corporation
Tippecanoe Jun 5, 1920 Aug 4, 1920 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
Topila Jun 12, 1913 Jul 22, 1913 395'0" 59'0" 9,760 East Coast Oil Co.
Torres May 12, 1917 Jun 28, 1917 395'0" 59'0" 9,760 Southern Pacific Co.
Torrey Canyon Oct 28, 1958 Jan 9, 1959 810'0" 104'0" 77,029 Barracuda Tanker Corp.
Trinity Jul 3, 1920 Sep 4, 1920 477'9" 60'0" 16,850 U.S. Shipping Board
U.S.T. Atlantic Oct 14, 1978 Mar 7, 1979 1187'6" 228'0" 456,983 VLCC I Corp. (Shell)
U.S.T. Pacific Sep 8, 1979 Dec 7, 1979 1187'6" 228'0" 456,983 VLCC I Corp. (Shell)
W. Alton Jones Apr 20, 1954 Jun 15, 1954 707'0" 93'0" 49,636 Grand Bassa Tankers
William G. Warden Dec 18, 1916 Feb 2, 1917 516'6" 68'0" 21,250 Standard Oil of N.J.
William Rockefeller Oct 5, 1921 Nov 9, 1921 572'6" 75'0" 29,000 Standard Oil of N.J.

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