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Stanvac Manila (II) - (1947-1962)
"Stanvac Manila" on 7th December 1957.
"Stanvac Manila" was build in 1944, as "La Mesa", by Sun S.B. & D.D. Co., Chester, Pa., Yardnumber # 426.
In 1947 she became "Stanvac Manila", Scrapped at Keelung 21.06.1962.
"Stanvac Manila", here departing Auckland, in the 1950's.
( Photo copyright Brent Chambers )
"Stanvac Manila" in rough weather.
"Stanvac Manila" at Wellington dock.
From The Canberra Times, Saturday 21 February 1948.
NO UNION BAN ON IMPORTS, MELBOURNE, Friday.
No action will be taken by waterfront unions to prevent the discharge of 3,500,000 gallons
of petrol from the Netherlands East Indies, which arrived in the Vacuum Oil Company's
tanker Stanvac Manila. This is the first shipment to reach Australia from the NEI since
An official of the Waterside Workers' Federation said he did not know the Federation's
policy on Dutch shipping but reaffirmed that no action would be taken.
The Miramar Ship Index for "LA MESA"
1947 STANVAC MANILA
Scrapped at Keelung 21.06.1962.