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Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd.
Stanvac Calcutta (II) - (1944-1961)
 
"Stanvac Calcutta" was build in 1944. Sold and renamed "Union Venus" in 1961.
Converted to bulker 1962. Scrapped in 1975.
( Photo Copyright Allan Green )
 
"Stanvac Calcutta".
 
"Stanvac Calcutta".
( Photo Copyright Clive A Fisher )
 
"Stanvac Calcutta", loading or unloading.
 
"Union Venus", ex. "Stanvac Calcutta".

T3-S-A1
Built September 1944 by Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Sparrows Point, MD.,
as "Stanvac Calcutta" # 1680, for U.M.S.C.
1944 Sold private to Standard Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd.
1961 Sold and renamed "Union Venus", China Union Lines.
1962 Converted to a bulker.
1975 Scrapped.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "STANVAC CALCUTTA"
IDNo:
5373361
Year:
1944
Name:
STANVAC CALCUTTA
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
31.07.1944
Flag:
PAN
Date of completion:
09.1944

Tons:
9933
Link:
-
DWT:
16100
Yard No:
4424
Length overall:
152.9
Ship Design:
T3-S-A1
LPP:
148.6
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Bethlehem
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sparrow's Point
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15

Subsequent History:
1961 UNION VENUS -
[ 1962 Lg 170.7 x 22.9m, 13783 grt & converted to bulk carrier ]

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 18.08.1975. [By Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co., Ltd. ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
5373361
1944
STANVAC CALCUTTA
9933
Petroleum Sg., Co., Ltd.
1619
5373361
5373361
1944
UNION VENUS
13783
1961
International Union Lines Ltd.

Vessel Name:
STANVAC CALCUTTA
Vessel ID:
500116297
Vessel Type:
Steamship
Tonnage:
9,933 gross
Owner:
STANDARD VACUUM TRANSPORTATION CO., LTD.
Built:
1944
Engine:
Steamship
Date of Fate:
1975
Type of Fate:
Broken up
Abstract:
Renamed UNION VENUS-1961.