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Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd.
Stanvac Shanghai - (1947-1954)
See her also as : Stanvac Bangkok - (1954-1963)

"Stanvac Shanghai" was built in 1945 as "Turner's Gap", by Sun S.B. & D.D. Co., Chester, Pa., Yardnumber # 487.
She became in 1947 "Stanvac Shanghai". Renamed in 1954 as "Stanvac Bangkok". Scrapped in 1963.

T2-SE-A1
Built June 1945 by Sun Shipbuilding Company, Chester, Pennsylvania,
as "Turner's Gap" # 487, for U.M.S.C.
1947 - STANVAC SHANGHAI, Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd., London, BR,172878
1954 - STANVAC BANGKOK, s/o
1955 - Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd., London
Broken up at Trieste, 4th quarter 1963, by Sidemar S.p.A.,
arrived Trieste 06.08.1962.

The Miramar Ship Index for "TURNER'S GAP"
IDNo:
2248020
Year:
1945
Name:
TURNER'S GAP
Launch Date:
04.06.1945
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
06.1945
Flag:
USA
Keel:

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
487
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1947 STANVAC SHANGHAI - 1954 STANVAC BANGKOK

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Trieste 06.08.1962.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Registered Owner
248020
2248020
1945
TURNER'S GAP
10297
U.S. Govt
172878
2248020
1945
STANVAC SHANGHAI
10297
1947
Socony-Vacuum Oil
172878
2248020
1945
STANVAC BANGKOK
10297
1954
Standard-Vacuum Tptn

Vessel Name:
STANVAC SHANGHAI
Vessel ID:
500116314
Vessel Type:
Motor vessel
Tonnage:
10,712 gross
Owner:
STANDARD VACUUM TRANSPORTATION CO. LTD.
Built:
1945
Engine:
Motorship
Date of Fate:
1963
Type of Fate:
Broken up
Abstract:
Visited Auckland 4 times between 21 Aug 1949 and 1 Feb 1954 (not all visits may be recorded in this database).
Ex TURNER'S GAP-1947.
Renamed STANVAC BANGKOK-1954.