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1974-06-017
"Tung Fong"
Photographed in Kaohsiung 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

This delightful little combined cargo/passenge ship was built as "El Kerym" in 1950 by Androssan Dock Yard, United Kingdom for UK flag.
Tons: 2067, - DWT.: 2793, - LOA.: 88,3 m., - Beam: 12,9 m., - Propulsion:  Diesel, - 12 knots.
Renamed "Kinabalu" in 1957, - and "Tung Fung" in 1970.  Scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1979.
 
 



1974-02-021
"Maersk Wave"
Photographed in Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built as "Zaanland" in 1957 in Germany by Blohm & Voss for Dutch flag.
DWT.: 10451, - LOA.: 156,6 m, - Beam: 19,7 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 17 knots. Renamed "Maersk Wave" in 1973 and "Ocean Glory" in 1978.
Scrapped in 1982.
 
 




1974-03-003
"Hakonesan Maru" - seen in the background.
(The ship in the foreground tanker "Tencho Maru" , - see tanker section for details.)
Photographed in Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

"Hakonesan Maru" was built at Tamano Mitsui in Japan for Japanese flag.  DWT.: 10092, - LOA.: 153,7 m., - Beam: 19,4 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, -17 knots.

Renamed "Fortune Clipper" in 1976, - and "Ocean Clipper" in 1979.  Scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1980.
 
 
 
 


1974-04-060
"St. Constantine" to the left.
The ships in the background are, - "City of Durban", - "Etude" and "Pacfic Breeze"
Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1958 as "Hoegh Cairn" by Blohm & Voss, Germany, for Norwegian flag.  DWT.: 12387, - LOA.: 156,8 m, - Beam: 19,7 m., -
Propulsion: Diesel, 16,5 knots.   Renamed "St. Constantine" in 1968, - and scrapped in Kaohsiung 1974.  See more: WHEN SHIPS DIE
 
 


1974-04-069
In the background side view of "St. Constantine" .
Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


T/S "Bencairn"
A true classic from Ben Line, UK, - here photographed at anchor at the Panama Canal in January 1974.
Built in 1951 at Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd. as "City of Brisbane" for Ellerman Lines Ltd.
Turbine driven ship, - 14300 SHP, - 17 knots , - 13249 TDW
Sold to Ben Line in 1970 and renamed "Bencairn".  Scrapped in Taiwan in 1975.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


1974-03-062
"Blue Jade"
Photographed in Kaohsiung in 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1952 as "Woomera" in Australia.  DWT.: 6444, - LOA.: 123,6 m., - Beam: 16,2 m., - Propulsion: Turbine, - 12 knots.
Renamed "Blue Jade" in 1973.  Scrapped in Kaohsiung 1974.
 
 



"Blue Jade" photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1974
- modified with new cranes that does not look good on such an old ship -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


1974-02-096
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1957 by Nakskov SV, Denmark, for the East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen.  DWT.: 10425, - LOA.: 151,4 m., - Beam: 19,5 m., - Propulsion: 1 diesel, - 17,5 knots.
Renamed "Ngan Chau" in 1978, - and scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1980.
 
 


1974-02-097
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-02-098
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1974-02-100
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1974-03-001
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1972-08-056
"Burmah Lapis"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Great old tanker photographed in the Malacca Straith, - unknown date, but most likely in 1972.
Built 1953 as "Petro Emperor", - Dwt.: 38239 tons, - LOA.: 205,1 m., - Beam: 28,2 m., - Propulsion:  Steam Turbine, - 16 Knots.
Renamed 1967 "Gorgona", - 1970 "Dorcas", - 1971 "Burmah Lapis" , - and scrapped in 1979.
 
 

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