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Mobil Meredian - (1961-1990)
See also : Seminole - (1990-1991)  &  Minole - (1997-1998)

"Stanvac Meridian" was build in 1961, by Bethlehem Sparrows Point Shipyard Inc., Sparrows Point, Md. #4577.
28,200 grt, 46,300 dwt. She was renamed in 1962 as "Mobil Meridian".She became in 1990 "Seminole" and
also in 1997 "Minole" and was finally scrapped in 1998.

Seminole - ex Mobil Meridian-1990 49,298 DWT - ex Stanvac Meridian-1962
LOA 743', Beam 102' 1", Draught 39'' 8 1/2"                                                       
Built 1961 by Bethlehem Steel Company Incorporated, Sparrows Point, Maryland, and launched as Stanvac Meridian, this vessel
was acquired by Mobil Oil Corporation after the dissolution of Stanvac and became Mobil Meridian. She is powered by a steam
turbine developing 15,000 HP. Renamed Seminole in 1990.

 
"Mobil Meredian".
 "Mobil Meredian" entering the harbor at Newport, RI.
 "Mobil Meredian" entering the harbor at Newport, RI.
"Mobil Meredian".
 
"Mobil Meredian", while arriving at San Francisco through the Golden Gate in June 1987.
( Photo Copyright Marc Piché )
 
"Mobil Meredian".
( Photo thanks to Scott Keller who sailed on this ship )
 
"Mobil Meredian".
( Photo thanks to Scott Keller who sailed on this ship )
 
"Mobil Meredian".
( Photo thanks to Scott Keller who sailed on this ship )

The Miramar Ship Index for "STANVAC MERIDIAN"
IDNo:
5238274
Year:
1961
Name:
STANVAC MERIDIAN
Keel:
1960
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
14.12.1960
Flag:
PAN
Date of completion:
8.1961

DWT:
47616
Yard No:
4577
Length overall:
224.4
Ship Design:
LPP:
214.9
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
31.2
Builder:
Bethlehem
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sparrow's Point
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-16

Subsequent History:
[ Launched as STANVAC MERIDIAN ] -
1991 SEMINOLE - 1997 MINOLE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Chittagong 15.01.1998. [ By Fahad Steel Industries ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
286479
5238274
5238274
1961
STANVAC MERIDIAN
28218
1961L
Mobil Petroleum Co Inc.
5238274
1961
MOBIL MERIDIAN
28218
1961
Mobil Petroleum Co Inc.
286479
5238274
5238274
1961
MOBIL MERIDIAN
28218
1965
Socony Mobil Oil Co Inc.
286479
5238274
5238274
1961
MOBIL MERIDIAN
28218
1966
Mobil Oil Corp.
286479
5238274
5238274
1961
SEMINOLE
28218
1991
Mobil Oil Corp.
286479
5238274
5238274
1961
MINOLE
28218
1997
Mobil Oil Corp.

Name: Minole
IMO No: 5238274
Ex: Seminole-1991; Mobil Meridian-1992; Stanvac Meridian-1961
Built: 1961
Type: Tanker
Status: Demolished
SubType: Crude
Flag: USA
DWT: 49,981
Draft: 12.104
Builder: Bethlehem Steel SP. PT
GT: 28,218
LOA: 224.44/214.89
Owner: Mobil Oil Corporation
NT: 19,251
Beam: 31.22
Speed/Cons: 16.2/-
Class: -
Depth: 15.27
Engine Type: Steam turbines, 11033 SHP
Cubic: -