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Stanvac Talang Akar - (1948-1959)

"Stanvac Talang Akar" was build in 1944 as "Tarascon", 1947 to NKTM.
Built by Todd Houston Shipbuilding Corporation, Houston TX, Yard number # 209.
Sold as "Talang Akar" in 1947.
In 1948 renamed "Stanvac Talang Akar".
In 1959 to the Petroleum Shipping Services Co., Inc., Panama.
In 1963 as "Esso Advance" to Luzon Stevedoring Co., Manila.
Lenghtened with 17,37 meter and rebuild as LPG-Carrier.
In 1973 renamed as "LSCO Pegasus".
28.04.1973 arrived at Kaoshiung for breaking up.
 
"Stanvac Talang Akar" at Palembang 1956.
 
"Stanvac Talang Akar".
 
"Stanvac Talang Akar" at Tanjang Uban.
( Photo by Ben Nederlof )
 
"Stanvac Talang Akar", a not very sharp photo.
 
"Esso Advance", ex. "Stanvac Talang Akar", ex. "Tarascon".

The Miramar Ship Index for "TARASCON"
IDNo:
1180617
Year:
1945
Name:
TARASCON
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
11.04.1945
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
07.1945

Tons:
3235
Link:
-
DWT:
4205
Yard No:
209
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 TALANG AKAR -1948 STANVAC TALANG AKAR - 1962 ESSO TALANG AKAR -
1963 ESSO ADVANCE - [ 1963 Lg 112.3 m, 3930 grt, converted to partial LPG tanker ] -
1972 LSCO PEGASUS

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 28.04.1973

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
180617
1180617
1945
TARASCON
3235
British Govt
1180617
1945
TALANG AKAR
3235
1947
Standard Vacuum Tank
1180617
1945
STANVAC TALANG AKAR
3235
1948
Standard Vacuum Tank
1180617
1945
ESSO TALANG AKAR
3235
1962
Panama Tpt Co
1180617
1945
ESSO ADVANCE
3930
1963
Panama Tpt Co
213597
1180617
1945
LSCO PEGASUS
3930
1972
Luzon Stevedoring Co