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Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd.
Stanvac Japan - (1953-1960)
See also : Hull and Beverley men feared lost in Arabian Sea

 
This is a terrific oil painting canvas of the Standard Vacuum Transportation Co.,
ship the "Stanvac Japan", by Bryan and Doreen Hunt 1953.
 
"Stanvac Japan", after an explosion 160 miles SW of Karachi, 19 October 1958 and was sold after this.
Bombay 1958, before conversion to a bulkcarrier.
( Photo by Arthur Holden )
 
"Stanvac Japan", after an explosion 160 miles SW of Karachi, 19 October 1958 and was sold after this.
Bombay 1958, before conversion to a bulkcarrier.
( Photo by Arthur Holden )
 
"Escape" ex. "Stanvac Japan" at Lourenco Marques Outer Anchorage, 1st December 1963.
( Photo by Frank Holden )

STANVAC  JAPAN - 1953
Standard Vacuum Transportation Co.-BR
Built by Mitsubishi; Nagasaki # 1431
17380 GT, 26492 DWT, Length o.a. 631', Length b.p. 601', Breath 83',
Tanker, 1 Steamturbine, Service Speed 16.0 Knots.
Exploded 160m SW of Karachi 19 Oct 1958, sold
1959 ESCAPE (B. Ruud-Pedersen-NO)
1960 converted to bulk
1964 NIDAREID (Krogstads Sg A/S-NO)
1967 DIAMOND VENTURE (Crusader Carriers Inc.,-LI)
Broken Up at Char Tai Steel, Kaohsiung; Arrived 10 Sep 1975.

The Miramar Ship Index for "STANVAC JAPAN"
IDNo:
5106158
Year:
1953
Name:
STANVAC JAPAN
Launch Date:
06.09.1952
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
27.03.1953
Flag:
GBR
Keel:
20.12.1951

DWT:
26492
Yard No:
1431
Length overall:
191.4
Ship Design:
LPP:
183.2
Country of build:
JPN
Beam:
25.3
Builder:
Mitsubishi
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Nagasaki
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
1959 ESCAPE -
[ 1960 converted to bulk carrier, 192.4 m oa, 19746 grt / 29300 dwt ] -
1964 NIDAREID - 1967 DIAMOND VENTURE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 10.09.1975.

History:
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year
Name  
Tons  
Name change  
Owner
5106158
1953
STANVAC JAPAN
17380
Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd.
5106158
5106158
1953
ESCAPE
17380
1959
I/S Escape (Bj. Ruud-Pedersen)
5106158
5106158
1953
NIDAREID
17380
1964
I/S Nidareid (Krogstads Shipping A/S)
5106158
5106158
1953
DIAMOND VENTURE
17380
1967
Crusader Carriers, Inc., Monrovia