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Stanvac Djirak - (1947-1959)

 
"Stanvac Djirak" ,near Singapore.
"Stanvac Djirak".
 
"Stanvac Djirak".
 
"Stanvac Djirak".
 
"Esso Regulus".
"Esso Regulus".
"Regulus".

T1-M-BT2
Rincon Class Gasoline Tanker
Built July 1945 by Todd Houston S.B. Corp. Houston as "Tarantella" # 2637, for U.M.S.C.
1945: „TARANTELLA", Ministry of Transport (British Tanker Co. Ltd.). London in bare boat charter from
U.S. War Shipping Administration.
11.1947 Sold to N.V. Standard-Vacuum Tankvaart Maatschappij, 's Gravenhage.
1948 Renamed : „STANVAC DJIRAK", callsign PHSI.
1959: „STANVAC DJIRAK". Petroleum Shipping Services Co. Inc., Panama
1963: „REGULUS", Petroleum Shipping Services Co. Inc., Panama
1972: „ESSO REGULUS", Esso Transport Co. Inc., Panama
15.01.1976 Grounded at Mengalum Island.
17.01.1976 Salvaged, but too heavely damaged.
03.03.1976 Arrived at Hong Kong for breaking up by Loy Kee Shipbreaking Co. Ltd.

The Miramar Ship Index for "TARANTELLA"
IDNo:
1180618
Year:
1945
Name:
TARANTELLA
Launch Date:
18.04.1945
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
07.1945
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
4205
Yard No:
210
Length overall:
99.1
Ship Design:
T1-M-BT2
LPP:
94.2
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
14.6
Builder:
Todd-Houston
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Houston
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-10

Subsequent History:
1947 DJIRAK - 1948 STANVAC DJIRAK - 1963 REGULUS -
1972 ESSO REGULUS

Disposal Data:
stranded Mengalum Is 15.01.1976 & Scrapped at Hong Kong 03.03.1976.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
180618
1180618
1945
TARANTELLA
3235
British Govt.
1180618
1945
DJIRAK
3235
1947
Standard Vacuum Tank
1180618
1945
STANVAC DJIRAK
3235
1948
Standard Vacuum Tank
1180618
1945
REGULUS
3235
1963
Petroleum Sg Service
1180618
1945
ESSO REGULUS
3235
1972
Esso Tpt Co.