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Stanvac Nairobi - (1953-1962)

See also : James J. Maguire - (1939-1953)

 
Launch of the "James J. Maguire" in February 1939 at the Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico,
Monfalcone Yard, Italy.
   photo StanvacNairobi.jpg
Build in 1939 as "James J. Maquire", built by Cantieri Riuniti Dell' Adriatico, Monfalcone and became in
1953 "Stanvac Nairobi", 16450 DWT. Scrapped at Innoshima 25.09.1962.
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"Stanvac Nairobi".
( Photo copyright MPBH Sydney )
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"Stanvac Nairobi", once again shot passing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, back in the late 1940's.
( Photo copyright MPBH Sydney )
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"Stanvac Nairobi".
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"Stanvac Nairobi".
( Photo copyright Walter E. Frost )

Name:
JAMES J. MAGUIRE
Type:
Motonave cisterna
Owner:
Standard Oil Co. New Jersey
Yard number:
1207
Ordered:
13/06/38
Launch:
20/02/39
In service:
05/05/39
GRT:
10388
DWT:
14900
Length:
154.42
Beam:
11.28
Depth:
21.26
Propulsion:
Diesel engine
Power:
3600 SHP
Speed (M/h):
14

Additional information Starke & Schell registers :

JAMES J. MAGUIRE - 1939   BR    1M (aft)     (13)
10,525 GRT For Oriental Tankers, Ltd., Hong Kong     490.4 x 70.0
Tanker buillt by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Monfalcone  (5)  #1207   167242
1940 - Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd., London
11/18/1939 Mined but repaired
1953 - STANVAC NAIROBI, s/o re-engined, tank section renewed and lengthened 11,643 grt, 527.4'
1955 - Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd., London
Broken up at Innoshima 1962 by Sangyo Shinko K.K., delivered. 25.09.1962.

The Miramar Ship Index for "JAMES J. MAGUIRE"
IDNo:
1167242
Year:
1939
Name:
JAMES J. MAGUIRE
Launch Date:
20.02.1939
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
05.1939
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
Yard No:
1207
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
149.5
Country of build:
ITA
Beam:
21.3
Builder:
Riuniti Adriatico
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Monfalcone
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-13

Owner as Completed:
Oriental Tankers Ltd, Hong Kong

Subsequent History:
[ 1953 Lg 160.7 mtr, 11643grt ] - 1953 STANVAC NAIROBI.

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Innoshima 25.09.1962.

History:
ON  
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Name change  
Main Owner
167242
1167242
1939
JAMES J. MAGUIRE   
10525
Oriental Tankers, Ltd.
167242
1167242
1939
STANVAC NAIROBI
11643
1953
Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd.

Vessel Name:
STANVAC NAIROBI
Vessel ID:
500116310
Vessel Type:
Steamship
Tonnage:
11,643 gross
Owner:
STANDARD VACUUM TRANSPORTATION CO. LTD.
Built:
1939
Engine:
Motorship
Date of Fate:
1962
Type of Fate:
Broken up
Abstract:
Ex JAMES J. MAGUIRE-1953.