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Stanvac Palembang (II) - (1945-1961)
 
The second "Stanvac Palembang", was build in 1945.
( Colection Norman Hardaker )
 
"Stanvac Palembang (II)", photo taken on the Brisbane River Queensland
in the  mid to late 1940's.
 
"Gilia", ex. "Stanvac Palembang (II)", as a bulker in Tokyo, Japan in August 1975.
It was a very hot and hazy summer day, so a low quality photo.
( Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus )

T3-S-A1
Build January 1945 by Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Sparrows Point, MD.,
as "Stanvac Palembang (II)" # 1681, for U.M.S.C.
1962 - GILIA, International Union Marine Corp., Monrovia, [Y. C. Cheng], LI, 1655
  converted to bulk carrier and lengthened by replacement of bow and cargo section with new forebody built by
Nippon Kokan K.K., Tsurumi, fitted at Yokohama, resulting vessel  13,763 grt,  560.3 x 75.2'  delivered. 11/1962
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1977 by Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp.,
arrived 11.04.1977, work began 14.05.1977.

The Miramar Ship Index for "STANVAC PALEMBANG"
IDNo:
5615854
Year:
1945
Name:
STANVAC PALEMBANG
Launch Date:
25.11.1944
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
01.1945
Flag:
PAN
Keel:

DWT:
16100
Yard No:
4425
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

Owner as Completed:
Petroleum Sg Co Ltd, Panama

Subsequent History:
[ 1962 Lg 170.7 x 22.9m, 13763 grt & converted to bulk carrier ]
1962 GILIA

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 11.04.1977.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
5615854
1945
STANVAC PALEMBANG
9933
Petroleum Sg Co.
1655
5615854
1945
GILIA
13783
1962
Y.C.Cheng

Vessel Name:
STANVAC PALEMBANG
Vessel ID:
500116311
Vessel Type:
Steamship
Tonnage:
9,933 gross
Owner:
STANDARD VACUUM TRANSPORTATION CO. LTD.
Built:
1945
Engine:
Steamship
Date of Fate:
1977
Type of Fate:
Broken up
Abstract:
Renamed GILIA-1962.