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- part two -
 
 

Impressions from another trip to the Far East with "Boribana", - this time in 1971 to 1972
 
 
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- in the Orient Dock in Copenhagen, - home port of the East Asiatic Company -, ready for the next voyage -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- side view clearly showing her characteristic double superstructure -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- now in Gothenburg, Sweden, - loading for the Far East -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- and here in Rotterdam -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- cargo holds almost full, - soon ready to go -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- finally, - bound for the Far East -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- "Boribana" crew, - typical Far East sailors -, unsurpassed on the Seven Seas -
Left to right: Musante, Villy ("The Red") and a sailor I forgot.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- sea routines, - maintaining the running gear -, here one of the many, many blocks -
Left to right: Odd Oddnes and Villy
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- while the Bosun, - Flemming Schutte -, paints a true masterpiece -
(Rembrant, Gauguin and van Gogh, - watch out!)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- sea routines , - inspecting and greasing the wires for the cargo gear -
Left to right:  Villy and Musante
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- true sailing -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- taking a break -
Left to right: Odd Oddnes, -forgot name, forgot name, - Musante and Villy.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
Junior Engineer Karsten Petersen
- me, - the Web Master for 35 years ago -, enjoying a fabulous Christmas dinner during engine room watch -
(Photography by 3rd. Engineer Mogens Heine)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- celebrating Christmas 1971 in the crew's mess -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- in the crew's mess -
Left to right: Sailor Villy together with some engine crew mwmbers. (Forgot names!)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- working aloft in the Indian Ocean -
Left to right: Sailors Villy and Odd Oddnes
(Photography by karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


M/S "Boribana"
- working aloft again, - this time approaching Singapore with the house flag flying -
Top to bottom: Sailors Villy above, - and Odd Oddnes below!)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1972-01-026
M/S "Boribana"
- discharging in Singapore -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1972-01-027
"Boribana" sailors under leadership of Bosun Flemming Schiøtte preparing for departure Singapore
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1972-01-029
Bosun Flemming Schiøtte at the capstan and AB prepararing for departure Singapore
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1972-01-030
Sailors at work, - Villy turning the winch -, prepararing for departure Singapore
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1972-01-032
Passing Singaore's Eastern Anchorage, - ships as far as you can see -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1972-01-033
Singapore's Eastern Anchorage, - a true paradise for shipspotters in the seventies - -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1972-01-034
Finally in Thailand, - navigating up the Chao Phraya river towards Bangkok
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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