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Stanvac Durban - (1948-1962)
See also : Esso Chittagong

"Glacier Park", became the "Stanvac Durban", in 1948.
 
"Stanvac Durban", ex. "Glacier Park" at Sydney, Australia, in the 50's.
( Photo Copyright Marine Photography MBPH, Sydney, Australia )
 
"Stanvac Durban", ex. "Glacier Park".
( Photo thanks to Clive Anthony Fisher )
 
"Stanvac Durban", ex. "Glacier Park".
 
"Santa Helena", ex. "Esso Chittagong", ex. "Stanvac Durban", ex. "Glacier Park".
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )
 
"Santa Helena", ex. "Esso Chittagong", ex. "Stanvac Durban", ex. "Glacier Park".
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )

T2-SE-A1
Built April 1944 by The Kaiser Company, Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon,
as "Glacier Park" # 1914, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - STANVAC DURBAN, Standard-Vacuum Oil Co., Wilmington, Del. (New York)
1955 - s/o, Panama, PA
1962 - ESSO CHITTAGONG, Esso Standard Eastern, Inc., Panama, (New York)
1964 - SANTA HELENA, Amalgamated Marine Transport, S.A., Monrovia  [Mosvold & Glastad], LI
     lengthened & widened by replacing bow and cargo section with forebody removed from s/t WAPELLO (1953)
     joined by Mitsubishi Industries, Ltd., Kobe, resulting vessel  17,863 grt,  597.4 x 84'5'
Dismantled 1966, forebody from s/t WAPELLO joined to machinery section from T-2 tanker TRUSTCO
(built as FRONT ROYAL  (Sun yard #291), machinery section from SANTA HELENA sold to Boston
Metals Co. and temporarily joined to discarded forebody from TRUSTCO,  renamed GRACE for
delivery voyage in tow.
Broken up at Vinaroz 1967, arr. 13.08.6197.

The Miramar Ship Index for "GLACIER PARK"
IDNo:
2245388
Year:
1944
Name:
GLACIER PARK
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
11.03.1944
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
04.1944

Tons:
10448
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
57
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Kaiser
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Swan Island
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1948 STANVAC DURBAN - 1962 ESSO CHITTAGONG - 1964 SANTA HELENA -
[1964 Lg & widened 17863gt, forebody from WAPELLO of 1953]
[1966 dismantled, old machinery section joined to forebody of TRUSTCO for voyage to breakers] -
1967 GRACE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Vinaroz 13.08.1967.

History:
ON  
LR/IMO  
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Owner
245388
2245388
1944
GLACIER PARK
10448
US Govt.
245388
2245388
1944
STANVAC DURBAN
10448
1948
Standard-Vacuum Oil Co.
2245388
1944
STANVAC DURBAN
10448
1955
Standard-Vacuum Oil Co.
2245388
1944
ESSO CHITTAGONG
10448
1962
Esso Standard Eastern Inc.
2073
2245388
1944
SANTA HELENA
17863
1962
Amalgamated Marine Tpt SA
2245388
1944
GRACE
17863
1967
Boston Metals Co.

Vessel Name:
STANVAC DURBAN
Vessel ID:
500116301
Vessel Type:
Steamship
Tonnage:
10,449 gross
Engine:
Steamship
Abstract:
Visited Auckland 6 times between 6 Oct 1952 and 19 Feb 1962 (not all visits may be recorded in this database).