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1910 - 1919
 


1973-01-006
"Halas"
Photographed in Bosporus, December 1972.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen ©)

Launched in 1914 and completed in 1915.
Tons: 584, - Length:  49,1 m., - Beam: 7,9 m.
Propulsion:  2 steam engines, - 2 x 101 hp, - 2 propellers.

Just imagine, that this old ship was launched as a dispatch boat for the Royal Navy in 1914, - as HMS "Waterwitch" -, and she is still going strong after all those years!
Now under Turkish flag, registered in Istanbul and serving as a passenger excursion steamer in the Bosporus
 
 



1980-06-080
"Halas"
- here "Halas" again, - but photographed in May 1980 in the Bosporus -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen ©)

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Following two pics show Chinese ship  "Zhan Dou 61" that has been identified as ex. Norwegian ship "Talabot from 1917.
 


"Zhan Dou 61"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

Photographed at Tsingtao, China in August 1973.
Completet: 1917 as "Talabot", - Tons: 6266, - LPP.: 125,0 m, - Beam: 17,1 m, - Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - 10,5 knots
Renamed 1935: "Ekaterini Coumantarou", - 1911: "Montesa", - 1951: "Braterstwo", - Sold from Poland to China in 1959, - 1967: "Hoping 61".
When she became "Zhan Dou 61" is unknown, - and also subsequent fate is unknown
 
 


1973-03-013
"Zhan Dou 61"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Photographed at Tsingtao, China in August 1973
 
 


Film 1973-4-Jul-Aug-Frame-55/56
"Zhan Dou 5"
Photographed at Tsingtao, China in July/August 1973
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Completed in 1917 as "New York City" in 1917.  Tons 2736, - LPP.: 94,8 m., - Beam: 13 m, - Propulsion: Steam engine, - 10,5 knots.
Renamed "Kanal" in 1950, - "Willa" in 1951, - "Hoping 5" in ?, - "Zhan Dou 5" in ?
 



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