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1960 - 1969

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"Ru Yung"
Refrigerated cargo ship of Orient Overseas Line, - Taiwan.
Completed 1961, - DWT.: 12431, - LOA.: 158 m, - Beam: 20,3 m, - Propulsion: Diesel - 17 knots.
Scrapped in Kaohsiung 1982.
Photographed , - most likely in the Malacca Strait -,  in February 1981
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1981-01-frame-6-RuYung
"Ru Yung"
-  another one of "Ru Yung" -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen )
 
 


1981-01-frame-7-RuYung
"Ru Yung"
-  another one of "Ru Yung" -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Clara Mærsk"
Built as refrigerated cargo ship in 1968 for Maersk Line, - Copenhagen, Denmark -, and converted to container ship in 1980.
DWT.: 14164, - LOA.: 170,6 m, - Beam: 24,5 m, - Propulsion: Diesel - 22,5 knots
Renamed "TFL Adams" in 1984, - "Clara Maersk" in 1986, - "Yi He" in 1988, - Scrapped in China in 2004.
- photographed in the Red Sea, 1981 -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1981-flm-01-Frame-11-ClaraMaersk
"Clara Maersk"
- another photo of "Clara Maersk" in the Red Sea in 1981
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Film-12E-Frame-01-1974
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed somewhere in the South China Sea in 1974
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Danish cargo ship of Rhederi M. Jebsen,  Aabenraa, Denmark
Delivered in 1966, - DWT.: 7040, - LOA.: 127,4 m, - Beam: 16,6 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 15,5 knots
Renamed "Gemini" in 1979, - "Mary Chios" in 1985, - and scrapped in 1985
 
 
 


1974-03-022
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Kobe 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-074
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-075
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-076
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-077
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-078
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1974-03-079
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-080
"Carl Offersen"
Photographed off Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1972-02-081
"Boribana"
Photographed in Hong Kong 1972
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Classic Danish cargo liner of the East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen, - built by B & W
Launched and commissioned: 1961, - DWT: 10200, - LOA.: 151,8 m, - Beam: 19,4 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 17,5 knots
Renamed 1977 "Pomalaa" , - and scrapped in China 1984
(See many more "Boribana" pictures from two Europe - Far East trips  HERE )
 


1972-03-002
"Boribana"
Photographed in Hong Kong 1972
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 


"Jean Lykes"
(Photography © by Karsten Petersen)

United States freighter from Lykes Lines, - in the English Channel, May 29. 1990.
Built  in 1961 by Bethlehem Steel Co. for US flag. DWT.: 11343, - LOA.: 150,9 m, - Beam: 21,1 m, - Propulsion: Steam turbine, - 17 knots.

Lenghtened in 1972 to LOA: 180,6 m, - DWT.: 14489, - Renamed "Velma Lykes" in 1993, Scrapped at Alang in 1994.
 
 


"Otto Hahn"
(Photography © by Karsten Petersen)

German nuclear powered ship, photographed in Bremerhaven, Germany in 1969.
Built in 1968 by Kieler Howaltswerke in Kiel for German flag. DWT.: 14428, - LOA.: 172 m, - Beam: 23,6 m, - Propulsion: Nuclear Power, - 15,5 knots.

Nuclear reactor removed in 1980. and converted to diesel propulsion, - 17 knots.  Converted to container ship in 1983, - and to general cargo ship in 1998 (23180 tdw.)  Renamed "OHV 40" in 1983, - then to "Trophy" in 1983, and  "Norasia Susan" in 1983, - then "Norasia Helga" in 1985, - and "Carmen" in 1985, - then "Hua Khang He" in 1989, - "Anais" in 1998, - "Tal" in 1999, and then "Madre" in 1999.  Finally scrapped in Alang 2009.
 
 


1981-01-Frm16-HQ-B40-B401-Kommunist Type
Unknown "Kommunist" class cargo ship, - type B40
A series of many general cargo ships built in Poland in 1968- 1970 for Soviet flag.
Dwt.: 12707, - Loa.: 154,6 m., - Beam: 20,6 m., - Propulsion: 1 diesel, - 19 knots
Ship photographed at Suez, waiting to pass the Suez canal, February 25. 1981
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


1981-01-Frame-14
"Chevron Madrid"
- waiting with many other ships at Suez to pass the canal -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in Belgium 1961 as "Caltex Madrid" for Dutch flag.  DWT.: 48211, - LOA.: 223,8 m, - Beam: 32,2 m, - Propulsion: Steam turbine, - 15,5 knots.

Renamed "Chevron Madrid" in 1969, - and scrapped in Kaohsiung 1981.
 
 
 


1979-09-025
Left to right:  "Lloyd Mandu" - "Avanti" and an unknown Weser Seebeck Typ 36L dry cargo standard ship.
Photographed in Santos, Brazil ,1979.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

"Avanti":
Built as "Brunskoog" in 1964 for Germany, - Dwt.: 5065 t., - Loa.: 135,2 m.,, - Beam: 16,9 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 21 knots.
Renamed "Rosaria" in 1972, - "Taro" in 1977, - and "Avanti" in 1979. Wrecked by fire 1980.

Weser Seebeck Typ 36L Standard Ship:
Many ships of this type built between 1969 - 1980 at various yards. Dwt.: 16251 tons, - Loa.: 149,8 m., - Beam: 21,1 m. Propulsion: Diesel, - 16,5 Knots.
 
 



"Clara Mærsk"
Built as refrigerated cargo ship in 1968 for Maersk Line, - Copenhagen, Denmark -, and converted to container ship in 1980.
DWT.: 14164, - LOA.: 170,6 m, - Beam: 24,5 m, - Propulsion: Diesel - 22,5 knots
Renamed "TFL Adams" in 1984, - "Clara Maersk" in 1986, - "Yi He" in 1988, - Scrapped in China in 2004.
- photographed in the Red Sea, 1981 -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1987-May-frame 17
"Raffaelina"
Photographed in Augusta, Sicily,  1987
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1961 Norway as ore carrier "Varanberg" for Norwegian flag. DWT.: 8250, - LOA.: 128,4 m., - Beam: 18,7 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 14,5 knots.
Converted to tanker in 1973 and renamed "Monte Carmelo" i 1972, - and "Raffaelina" in 1986.  Scrapped in 1988.
 



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