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"Stanvac Hong Kong" ex. "Black Hills".
( Photo Copyright Allan Green )
"Stanvac Hong Kong" ex. "Black Hills".
"Stanvac Hong Kong" ex. "Black Hills".
"Stanvac Hong Kong" ex. "Black Hills".
( Photo Copyright Kirby / Priest )
"Stanvac Hong Kong" ex. "Black Hills".

History :
Built by The Kaiser Co., Swan Island Yard, Portland, Oregon.
Yardnumber 94. UMSC No. 1951. Off. nr. 246684.
Keel laid 16-08-1944. Launched 28-09-1944. Completed 23-10-1944. Gr. 10448 t., Net. 6285 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 8,99 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots.
BLACK HILLS-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Portland, Oregon, USA.
STANVAC HONG KONG-1948 for Standard-Vacuum Transportation Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
STANVAC HONG KONG-1955 for Standard-Vacuum Transportation Company, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Stanvac Hong Kong sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Hirao 13 Mar. 1962 to be broken up, work began 24 May 1962.