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Motor Ship Model - MT Stanvac Australia Object Reg. No: ST 038412

Summary:
The 'Stanvac Australia' (17,297 GRT) was built by John Brown & Co. at Clydebank, Scotland in 1954-55 for the Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co. Ltd. It was launched on 24 May 1955. This ship was the first tanker to carry crude oil for the Altona refinery in Melbourne. In 1963 it was renamed 'Esso Australia' and renamed again in 1975 as 'Petrola 22' and was scrapped in 1978.
Description:
Metal model ship with hull painted brown, pink and grey and deck painted brown with white superstructure.
Acquisition Information:
Long-term Loan from A. McKenzie, 1961
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width), 950 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: oil tankers, petroleum refining, scale models, ship models, ships
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power - Motor Vessels
Tertiary Classification: model motor vessels - tankers
Inscriptions: On side of model: STANVAC AUSTRALIA
On rear of model: STANVAC AUSTRALIA / LONDON
On funnel: STANVAC
Place Made: Altona, Victoria, Australia

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