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Stanvac Selo - (1948-1959)
See also : Stanvac Selo - (1959-1963)

 "Stanvac Selo", was build in 1944, as "Rodessa", by Todd-Galveston D.D., Co., Galveston, Texas.
1,469 DWT. Sold to China in 1946 as "Mei Ping". Renamed "Stanvac Selo" in 1948.
Sold in 1963 as "Sea Horse", Singapore. Lengthened in 1963 to Legth 71.7mtr, 1294gt.
Deleted from Lloyd's registers1988.

Additional information NavSource Naval History :

Sequatchie Class Gasoline Tanker:
Laid down, 28 June 1943, as Rodes Bay, a Maritime Commission type (T1-M-A2) tanker hull, under a Maritime
Commission contract,  at Todd-Galveston Dry Dock Inc., Galveston, TX.;
Renamed Manokin, 14 December 1943; Launched, 25 January 1944; Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime
Commission, 3 October 1944;
Commissioned USS Manokin (AOG-60), 27 October 1944, at Houston, TX.;
Decommissioned, 27 March 1946, at Richmond, CA.;
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1946;
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 10 September 1946, for disposal;
Final Disposition, see above.
Specifications  :
SpecificationsDisplacement 846 t.(lt) 2,270 t.(fl);
Length 220' 6";
Beam 37';
Draft 17';
Speed 10 kts;
Complement 62;
Armament, one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 40mm guns, three single 20mm gun mounts;
Cargo DWT 1,228; P
ropulsion, diesel direct drive, single screw, 720hp.

The Miramar Ship Index for "MANOKIN"
IDNo:
6119550
Year:
1944
Name:
MANOKIN
Launch Date:
25.01.1944
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
27.10.1944
Flag:
USA
Keel:
28.06.1943

Ton:
1134
Link:
-
DWT:
1453
Yard No:
112
Length overall:
67.2
Ship Design:
T1-M-A2
LPP:
65.1
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
11.3
Builder:
Todd-Galveston
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Galveston
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-10

Subsequent History:
[ Launched as RODESSA] -
1946 MEI PING - 1948 STANVAC SELO -
[ 1963 Lg 71.7m, 1294 grt ] -
1963 SEA HORSE - Sold for scrap, but again in service -
1979 Sea Horse - 1984 Sea Horse

Disposal Data:
Deleted from LR in 1988.

History:
ON  
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Main Owner
AOG-60
6119550
1944
MANOKIN
1134
U.S. Navy
6119550
1944
RODESSA
1134
1944
U.S. Govt.
251532
6119550
1944
MEI PING
1134
1946
Standard-Vacuum Oil
6119550
1944
STANVAC SELO
1134
1948
Standard-Vacuum Oil
6119550
1944
SEA HORSE
1294
1963
Petroleum Sg Service
6119550
1944
SEA HORSE
1294
1979
Bangkok Orient Co Ltd.
6119550
1944
SEA HORSE
1294
1984
Narai Transport Co Ltd.