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1960 - 1969
 


1972-03-002
"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 )
 


1972-08-074
"Boribana"
Photographed in Hong Kong 1972.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1972-07-034
"Carina"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Austin & Pickersgill standard design SD-14 type cargo ship, photographed in the Panama Canal 1972
Launched and Commissioned: 1969, - DWT: 15281, - LOA: 141 m, - Beam: 20,5 m, - Propulsion: 1 Diesel, - 14 Knots.
Renamed:  1978 "Alioussa", - 1980 "Io", - 1986 "Hymetus", - Wrecked 1986.
 


1978-03-059
"Capetan Giannis"
Photographed in the Gulf of Aden, 1978
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Another SD-14 type which I believe is the "Capetan Giannis", but the name is very small and hard to read.
Therefore there is a slight chance, that she could be a sistership from the same company.
DWT.: 15230
Loa.: 141,1 m, - Beam: 20,5 m , - Propulsion: 1 diesel, - 14 knots
Launched in 1968 for Greec flag, - renamed 1979 "Agia Skepi", - 1990 "Gigi F.", - 1992 "Faros", - and finally scrapped in 1993.
 
 
 


1973-01-098
"Crystal Scan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Danish coaster "Crystal Scan" photographed in Lagos, 1973.
Commissioned: 1969, - DWT.: 1581, - LOA.: 73,8 m, - Beam: 10,7 m, - Propulsion: 1 Diesel, - 14 Knots.
Launched as "Artic Scan", - renamed: 1975 "Crystal Green", - 1975 "Evocrystal", - 1981 "Norro", - 1984 "Igloo Flake", - 1990 "Img 2"
 
 


1973-05-015
"Cecilie Mærsk"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Danish motor ship "Cecilie Mærsk" of A. P. Møller, Copenhagen, photographed in Hong Kong 1973
Completet in 1967, - DWT.: 13.900 tons, - LOA.: 170,6 meters, - Beam: 24,5 meters, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 22,5 knots
Renamed 1991 "CMB Winner", - 1991 "Contship Antwerp", - 1993 "Red Sea Ensemble", - 1994 "Bilbao Express", - Scrapped 1997.
 
 


1973-Film-01-Dec-Frame-04
- another one of "Cecilie Mærsk" in Hong Kong -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1972-08-053
"City of Adelaide"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

British classic from Ellerman Line, - photographed in Hong Kong 1972
Completet: 1964, - DWT.: 11230 tons, - LOA.: 155,7 m.,, - Beam: 20,6 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 18 knots.
Renamed: 1972 "Cap Cleveland", - 1973 "City of Canterbury", - 1975 "Rubens", - 1983 "A. L. Pioneer".  Scrapped: 1983.
 
 


1972-08-068
"Centaur"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Another British classic, - the "Centaur" of famous Blue Funnel Line -, photographed in Singapore, 1972

This is one of those combined cargo/passenger ships you sometimes meet, but in case of "Centaur", the passenger section of the ship is unusual large, with plenty of deck space that gives the impression of a real passenger liner. But she is also a cargo ship.
Completed in 1964, - DWT.: 2594 tons, - LOA.: 146,5 m., - Beam: 20,2 m., - Propulsion: 2 Diesels, - 20 Knots.
Renamed "Hai Da" in 1985, - and apparently scrapped in China in 2006.
 
 
 
 


1972-08-076
"Thomas Maersk"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Here a Danish classic from Maersk Line, - the "Thomas Maersk" from 1962 -, photographed in Hong Kong in 1972.
Completed in 1962, - DWT.: 14390 tons, - LOA.: 170,7 m., - Beam: 22,6 m., - Propulsion Diesel, - 21,5 Knots.
Renamed "Sarika B" in 1980, - and scrapped in 1982.
 

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1972-08-061
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Photographed in 1972 at the power plant at Skaerbaek near Kolding, Denmark.
Commissioned in 1966, - DWT.: 72100 tons, - LOA.: 240,6 m., - Beam: 36,1 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 16,5 Knots.
Renamed 1n 1977 to "Halki", - and scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1984.
 
 


1972-08-062
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1972-08-063
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1972-08-064
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1972-08-065
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1972-08-066
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1972-08-067
"Kinna Dan"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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1972-08-069
"Sir Galahad"  L 3005
"Round Table" class landing ship, - photographed in Singapore in 1972
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

This one looks like a civilian ship, but I am sure that it is the the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service landing ship "Sir Galahad"  L 3005.

Commissioned: 1966 as one of the 6 "Round Table" Logistic Landing ships.
Displacement: 3370 light, - 5550 full load.
LOA.: 125,5 m., - Beam: 17,9 m.,- Propulsion: 2 diesels, - 9400 bhp., - 17 Knots
Guns: 2 x 40 mm Bofors.
Aircraft: Max. 20 Wessex helicopters
Military accomodation and vehicle decks to hold 16 battle tanks or 34 mixed vehicles.

Hit and abadoned off Port Stanley during the Falkland War, - later towed to sea and sunk in 1982.
 
 
 
 


1971-AA-AAA
"Alameda"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Another Danish classic from the East Asiatic Co., Copenhagen, - photograhed in Gothenburg, Sweden
Commissioned in 1967, - DWT.: 11481 tons, - LOA.: 166,2 m., - Beam.: 22,5 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 20,5 knots.
Renamed:  "Tinos" 1979, - "Popi" 1980, - "Tropis" 1990, - Scrapped 1991.
 
 


1979-01-050
This ship is either: "Adamantos"  or  "Despina A. L." (Identical sisterships.)
Photographed on the Mississippi River in February 1979
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Commissioned:  1965 - 1966, - DWT.: 65100 tons, - LOA.: 236,3 - 236,4 m., - Beam: 33,3 m., - Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - 17,5 Knots
"Adamantos" built as "Cyprian" in 1966, - Renamed "Botany Bay" in 1973, - "Chios Island" in 1975, - "Adamantos" in 1977, - Scrapped in 1984
"Despina A. L." built as "Lucian" in 1973, and renamed "Despina A. L." in 1973. Scrapped in 1983.
 
 
 
 


1973-19-002
"Martha Bakke"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Norwegian classic, -"Martha Bakke" -, photographed in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour in 1973.
Commissioned in 1960, - DWT.: 11050 tons, - LOA: 170,1 m., - Beam: 21,7 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 19 knots.
Renamed 1983 to "Knut Supporter", - and scrapped in Nantong 1985.
 
 


1973-17-089
"Shining Star"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

One of the famous "Star" ferries of  The "Star" Ferry Company, Ltd., of Hong Kong.
Built in Hong Kong 1964, - LOA.: About 36 m., - Beam: About 8,6 m., - Net. tonnage: About 39,7 t., - Gross tonnage: About 164 t., - Passengers: 551
 
 



1973-18-039-2
"Yingkou" Class No. G3361
Photographed in Macau in 1973
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in early 1960's.  Displacement: About 30 tons, - Length: 21,5 m., - Beam: 3,7 m., -Guns:  Typically 2 - 12,5 mm in single mounts.
Propulsion: 1 diesel, - 300 hp., - Speed:  16 Knots
 


"Yangcheng"
This beautiful ship is a real classic, - the former "Glenogle" of Glen Line - here under Red Chinese flag.
Completed in 1962 as "Glenogle", - DWT.: 13000, - LOA.: 165,7 m, - Beam: 22,8 m, - Propulsion: Diesel - 20 knots.
Renamed "Harvest" in 1977, - and ""Yangcheng" in 1979, - stricken from Lloyd's List in 2002, - existence in doubt.
Photographed in 1981
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


1981-01-frame-8-Yangcheng
"Yangcheng"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


"Yangcheng"
- another shot of this beautiful ship -ex. "Glenogle" -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


"Yangcheng"
- and another one -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


981-01-frame-9-Yangcheng
"Yangcheng"
- and a last one -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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