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M/T GREAT GULL
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Built in 1969, by Ingalls Iron Works Company of Decatur, Alabama (hull #1682) as the Esso Connecticut for Esso Shipping of Wilmington, Delaware.

In 1973, she was renamed as the Exxon Connecticut.

(It is unclear by whom and when she was renamed as the Great Gull.)

In 1993, she was acquired by the Eklof Marine Corporation of Staten Island, New York where she retained her name.

In 2007, she was purchased by the Panamanian Company Bunker Pro, and was renamed as the Great Cristobal. She was reported to be in service providing bunkering services in the vicinity of the Panama Canal.

Powered by two Caterpillar D 398 PC main engines, with Schottel outboard drives for rated 1,700 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: M/T GREAT GULL
  • USCG Doc. No.: 518745
  • Vessel Service: TANK SHIP
  • IMO Number: 6930972
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: 3ESX6
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1682
  • Ship Builder: INGALLS IRON WORKS CO
  • Year Built: 1969
  • Length: 276
  • Hailing Port: PANAMA
  • Hull Depth: 17
  • Hull Breadth: 55
  • Gross Tonnage: 1729
  • Net Tonnage: 1683
  • Owner:
    INTEROCEANIC SUPPLY SERVICES
    Cascadas Road
    585 Quarry Heights
    Ancon, Panama.
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    M/T Esso Connecticut, M/T Exxon Connecticut, M/T Great Gull
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Humble Oil & Refining Co., Esso Shipping, Exxon Shipping, Eklof Marine Corp., K-Sea Transportation, BUNKER PRO CRISTOBAL SA