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1950 - 1959

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1973-15-070
"Star Antares"
Photographed in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour in 1973.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Classic built at Nakskov in 1956 for Norwegian flag as "Ivaran", - here as "Star Antares" under Panama flag and Johnson Line control.
DWT.: 10100 tons, - LOA.: 149,7 m., - Beam: 19,3 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 17 knots.
Renamed: "Solholdt" 1962, - "Star Antares" 1963, - "Jade" 1978, - "Jader" 1988, - and finally scrapped in Alang, 1988.
 
 


1973-15-061
"Chung Shan"
Photographed in Hong Kong's West lamma Channel in 1973.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Passenger ferry on the Hong Kong - Macau run, built in Hong Kong in 1950 as "Tai Loy".
DWT.: 150 tons, - LOA.: 58,8 m., - Beam: 11 m., - Propulsion: 3 diesels, - 12,5 knots.
Renamed: "Chung Shan" 1968, - "Hong Xing 801" 1978, - and deleted in 1991.
 

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1978-03-1-Web-Wreck
"Globe Star"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Here pics of the wreck of "Globe Star", - on the reef outside Mombasa -, photographed in March 1978.
This is ex. Palm Lines "Burutu Palm", commissioned in 1952, DWT.: 8441, - LOA.: 137.7 m., - Beam: 17,6 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 11 Knots
Renamed: "Tyhi" 1967, - "Globe Star" 1973, - and wrecked off Mombasa in 1973.
 
 
 


1978-03-2-Web-Wreck
"Globe Star"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1978-03-3-Web-Wreck
"Globe Star"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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1973-19-005
"Maya Timor"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1952 as Japanese "Awata Maru", - and here photographes in Kobe, Japan, as "Maya Timor" in 1973
DWT.: 9756 tons, - LOA.: 150,9 m., - Beam: 19,1 m, - Propulsion: 2 Diesels, - 16 Knots
Renamed 1973 to "Maya Timor", - Scrapped 1975.
 
 

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1973-17-009
""Nanwu"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1953 as "Neckarstein", - and here photographed in Hong Kong as "Nanwu" in 1973
DWT.: 10280 tons, - LOA.: 161,2 m., - Beam: 19,3 m, - Propulsion: Steam turbine, - 17,5 Knots
Renamed "Nanwu" in 1973, - and scrapped in 1985.
 
 
 


1974-02-021
"Songhkla"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Photographed in Hong Kong 1974.

Built by B&W for the East Asiatic Company, Denmark, in 1953.  Dwt.: 8940, - LOA.: 148,9 m., - Beam: 19,1 m., - Propulsion: 1 diesel, -16 knots.
Renamed "Pacloc Sealink" in 1974 and "Offshore Provider" in 1982, - Scrapped in Kaohsiung 1987.
 
 

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Series of 4 pictures showing "Sally Maersk" arriving to Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong in 1973.
 


1973-18-045
"Sally Maersk"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Classic Danish dry cargo ship of A. P. Møller, - Copenhagen, Denmark.
Built in Denmark in 1954, - DWT.: 9750 tons, - LOA.: 151,5 m., - Beam: 19,5 m., - Propulsion:  Diesel, - Speed: 18 Knots, - Scrapped in 1978.
 
 


1973-18-046
"Sally Maersk"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1973-18-047
"Sally Maersk"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1973-18-048
"Sally Maersk"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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1973-18-048
"Kota Sentosa" in Hong Kong, - 1973
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in UK as "Chantala" in 1950, - DWT.: 9660 tons, - LOA.: 147,7 m., - Beam: 19,2 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - Speed: 14,5 Knots.
Renamed "Kota Sentosa" in 1971, - and scrapped in 1974.
 
 




1973-18-067
"Thomas Lynch" in Hong Kong, - 1973
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in USA as "Korean Bear" in 1955, - DWT.: 12700 tons, - LOA.: 171,8 m., - Beam: 23,2 m., - Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - Speed: 20 knots.

Renamed "Korea Bear" in 1963, - and "Thomas Lynch" in 1973.  Scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1980.
 
 


03-544-74-02
"Apollonian Champion"
Ex. "Arabian Reefer" -, of J. Lauritzen, Copenhagen, Denmark, - here shown under Greec ownership
- photographed in the South China Sea in 1974 -
Completed 1957 at Aalborg Vaerft, Denmark, DWT: 5690, - LOA: 132,5 m, - Beam: 18,1 m, - Propulsion: 2 diesels - 18 knots
Sold in 1973 and renamed "Apollonian Champion", - renamed 1977 "Ocean Freezer", - Scrapped in Bombay 1980.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 


1981-01-frame-10-Psara
"Psara"
Built as "Lazzaro Mocenigo" for Italian flag in 1956
DWT.: 12507, - LOA.: 145,3 m, - Beam: 19 m, Propulsion: Diesel - 14,5 knots.
Renamed "Cortina" in 1964, - "Lazzaro Mocenigo" in 1966, - "Emma" in 1973, - "Sovereign Faylenne" in 1974, - "Psara" in 1976
Scrapped in 1982.
- ship photographed, - most likely in the Red Sea -, in 1981
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Psara"
- another one of "Psara" under photographed in 1981 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


Film-12E-Frame-03-1974
"Mexico Maru"
Photographed at anchor "somewhere" in the Far East in 1974.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Japanese cargo ship from 1952, - DWT.: 11037, - LOA.: 156,2 m, - Beam: 19,4 m, - Propulsion: 2 diesels - 16,5 knots.
Renamed "Chien Hui" in 1974, - "Golden Bear" in 1975, - and scrapped in 1979.
 
 
 


Film-12E-Frame-08-1974
"Yoshinosan Maru"
 - Japanese Freighter photographed "somewhere" in the Far east in 1974 -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Completed in 1956, - DWT.: 10617, - LOA.: 147,3 m, - Beam: 19,0 m, - Propulsion: Diesel - 15 knots.
Renamed "Unihope" in 1976, - "Hope" in 1978, - "Good Hope" in 1979, - and scrapped in 1981.
 
 
 


Film-12E-Frame-21-1974
"New Tung Ming"
- Chinese Freighter  photographed in Keelung, Taiwan, 1974 -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Completed as Japanese "Hokuei Maru" in 1957, - DWT.: 3574, - LOA.: 92,8 m, - Beam: 13 m, - Propulsion: Diesel - 12 knots
Renamed: "Great Prosper" 1972, - "New Tung Ming" 1972, - "Agios N" 1976, - "Anastasis" 1978, - and scrapped in 1981
 
 


2010-07-26.003
"Caroline S"
A so-called "Caroliner", - a representative for the type of ship that replaced the sailing ships in Denmark.
Dwt.: 240, - Length: 32,3 m., - Breadth: 6,3 m., - Draught: 3 m., - Propulsion: 198 Kw. - 9 Knot.
Launched in 1959 as "Janto", - renamed "Jane" in 1965, - renamed "Caroline Samsø" in 1994, - and is now named "Caroline S"
"Caroline S" photographed in Snævringen in Lillebælt, - the Little Belt -,  on July 26th. 2010
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-07-26.007
"Caroline S"
"Caroline S" photographed in Snævringen in Lillebælt, - the Little Belt -,  on July 26th. 2010
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


2010-07-27.083
"Caroline S"
"Caroline S" photographed at Tragten in Lillebælt, - the Little Belt -,  on July 27th. 2010
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


2010-07-27.086
"Caroline S"
"Caroline S" photographed at Tragten in Lillebaelt, - the Little Belt -,  on July 27th. 2010
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1978-07-097
"Kota Subur"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

View over Singapore's eastern anchorage.  PIL's "Kota Subur" to the very right, - then at the bow is shown "Selatan Maju" and in the middle of the picture, - "Kota Bahagia", - another PIL ship.
"Kota Subur" was built in 1951 as "Wendover" for British flag. Dwt.: 8590 t., - Loa.: 134,3 m., - Beam: 19,6 m., Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - 17,5 kn.

Renamed "Wenchow" in 1964 and "Kota Subur" in 1975, - and scrapped in 1978.
 
 


M/S "Kota Melur"
(Photography © by Karsten Petersen)

A beautiful old-timer of the Pacific International Line (PIL) of Singapore - photographed off Bombay, .- India -, Jan. 1982 -

Built as "Hallward" in 1954 for Norwegian flag.  DWT.: 6500, - LOA.: 129 m, - Beam: 16,5 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 14,5 knots.

Renamed "Kota Melur" in 1977, - Scrapped in 1982.
 


M/S "Lica Maersk"
(Photography © by Karsten Petersen)

Photographed at Panama, 1968
Built by Weser Bremen in 1956 for Danish flag. DWT.: 9725, - LOA.: 151,7 m, - Beam: 19,5 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 17,5 knots.
Scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1980.
 
 

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