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Stanvac Cape Town - (1941-1960)
"Stanvac Cape Town", photo shot in Australian Waters.
( Photo thanks to Clive Fisher )
LOA 151' 7" Beam 68' Depth 37' 16,625 DWT 134,000 bbls
Westinghouse turbines, cross compund, double reduction gears, developing 4000 SHP at 75 RPM
Launched 24 May and commissioned 27 June 1941 at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., Quincy,
Stanvac Cape Town came through the war unscathed.
"Stanvac Cape Town" was build in 1941. Scrapped in 1960.
( Photo Copyright Allan Green )
"Stanvac Cape Town" during War time.
AERIAL STARBOARD SIDE VIEW OF THE AMERICAN TANKER STANVAC CAPE TOWN.
SHE IS ARMED WITH A 5 INCH GUN AFT AND A 3 INCH AA GUN MOUNTED FOREWARD.
20 MM OERLIKON AA GUNS ARE ALSO CARRIED. SPAR DECKS HAVE BEEN
CONSTRUCTED ABOVE THE WELL DECKS FOR THE CARRIAGE OF DECK CARGO,
IN THIS CASE MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS.
Ship Report for "STANVAC CAPE TOWN"
ID No: 5614172 Year: 1941
Name: STANVAC CAPE TOWN Launch Date: 24.05.1941
Type: Tanker Date of completion: 27.06.1941
Flag: PAN Keel: -
Tons: 10169 Link: 1651
DWT: 16625 Yard No: 1486
Length overall: - Ship Design: -
LPP: 148.8 Country of build: USA
Beam: 20.8 Builder: Bethlehem
Material of build: - Location of yard: Quincy
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn): 1ST-
Owner as Completed: Petroleum Sg Co Ltd, Panama
Broken up at Kure 1960, arrived 26.03.1960, work began 15.04.1960
( per Lloyd's delivered as CORDIALITY )