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- featuring ships From the following time period -
 
 

1970 - 1979

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1974-03-023
"Sun Flower"
Photographed in the Japanese inland sea in 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built by Kawasaki for Japanese flag in 1972. DWT.: 3710, - LOA.: 185 m., - Beam: 24 m., - Propulsion:  2 diesels, - 24,5 knots.
 
 


Here "Sun Flower" again in B & W.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

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"Stolt Norness" Class

Commissioned:  Four ships, 1970 - 1971
Builders:  Boelwerft, Belgium
Deadweight:  17.550 - 18.821 LT.
Length overall:  158,5 M
Breath, max.:  22,13 M
Draft: 31 feet
 
 


1979-08-099
"Stolt Norness", - the first "state of the art" chemical carrier
Photographed in Houston, Sept. 1979
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1979-08-100
"Stolt Norness"
Photographed in Houston, Sept. 1979
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1979-09-003
"Stolt Norness"
Photographed in Houston, Sept. 1979
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1979-09-006
"Stolt Norness"
Photographed in Houston, Sept. 1979
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1981-07-017
"Stolt Norness" leaving Magellan Strait in 1981
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Chemical tanker completet in 1970, - DWT.: 18130, - LOA.: 158,6 m, - Beam: 22,2 m, - Propulsion:  Diesel - 15 knots
Renamed "Turpial" in 1982, - Scrapped in 1992.

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1972-07-047
"Hiratsuka Maru"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Japanese bulk carrier "Hiratsuka Maru" photographed in the Panama canal in 1972.
Launched and commissioned: 1970, - DWT.: 26682, - LOA.: 175,5 m, - Beam: 25,5 m, - Propulsion: 1 Diesel, - 14,5 Knots
Renamed:  1984 "Hoyu Pacific", - 1984: "Pantanassa", - 1993: "Elena A", - Wrecked in 1994.
 
 
 


1972-08-059
"Kaien Maru"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1970, - here photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1972
DWT.: 205955 tons, - LOA.: 312,7 m., - Beam: 50,9 m., - Propulsion: Steam Turbine, - 15 Knots.
Renamed "Mobil osprey" in 1976, -  and scrapped in Taiwan in 1979.
 
 
 
 


1972-08-060
"Mobil Progress"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1971, - and here photographed, - most likely -,  in the Malacca Strait in 1972
DWT.: 215002 tons, - LOA.: 326 m., - Beam: 48,2 m., - Propulsion:  Steam Turbine, - 16 Knots.
Renamed: 1981 "Yanbu Progress", - 1988 "Trade Independence", - 1992 "Eman", - and scrapped 1993.
 
 


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

Norwegian passenger/RORO  ferry "Southward" photographed off Curacao in 1972.
Launched and commidssioned 1971, - Tons: 16607, - LOA.: 163,4 m, - Beam: 22,8 m, - Propulsion: 2 Diesels, - 21,5 knots
Converted to cruise ship in 1977, - renamed in 1995 "Seawing"
 
 


1972-08-021
"Emma Jebsen"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Denmark's last China trader of M. Jebsen & Co. Aabenraa, - photographed off Nouadhibou in 1972
Launched & commissioned: 1972, - DWT.: 7519, - LOA.: 125 m, - Beam: 17,3 m, - Propulsion: 1 Diesel 6000 bhp, - 17 Knots.
Renamed: 1979 "Triumph", - 1979 "Triump Orient", - 1983 "Zuhal K.", - 1990 "Su Xin", - scrapped in India 1998.
(Note: See many more pictures of "Emma Jebsen"   HERE  )
 
 


1972-08-071
A "MINI" class feeder container ship.
Photographed "somewhere" in the Far East in 1972
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

This is one of quite a big class of small feeder container ships, - maybe 30 or more. They were built from 1969 - 1975 at various japanese yards and carried various flags. The ship shown on this picture is one of about 8 chartered by United States Lines for service in the Far East, but it is unknown which one it is. They were named like "American Ming", - "American Mini", - "American Minx" , - and so on.

Commissioned:  1969 - 1975
DWT.: About 3000 - 3200
LOA: 65,5 m.
Beam: 15,3 m.
Propulsion: 2 Diesels, - 10,5 knots
 
 


1982-02-016
"Kyoten Maru"
Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Japanese cargo ship commissioned in 1970, - and here photographed in the Malacca Strait in March 1982.
DWT.: 13550 tons, - LOA.: 141,3 m, - Beam: 20,0 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 14,5 Knots
Wrecked and sank a few months later, - May 25.1982 -, after hitting a reef in the Coral Sea.
 


1973-15-060
"Cerco"
Photographed in Hong Kong's West lamma Channel in 1973.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

"Cerco" , -hydrofoil for the Hong Kong - Macau run -, built 1972
Tons: 109, - LOA.: 25,2 m., - Beam: 8,4 m., - Propulsion: 2 diesels, - 30 Knots
Renamed:  "Angel  No. 7" in 1981.
 
 
 


1973-15-062
"Flying Dragon"
Photographed in Hong Kong's West lamma Channel in 1973.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

"Flying Dragon", -hydrofoil for the Hong Kong - Macau run -, built 1971. Tons: 129
 
 


1973-17-009
"Flying Sandpiper"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Hydrofoil "Flying Sandpiper" in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, - the freighter in the background is the "Nanwu"
Commissioned 1972, DWT.: 65 tons, - LOA.: 28,7 m., - Beam: 10,7 m
 
 
 
 


1973-17-009 (2)
"Flying Sandpiper"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

A close up of above photo
 
 


1973-17-092
"Balsa"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Hydrofoil ferry "Balsa" photographed in Hong Kong.  Built by Hitachi, Japan, in 1971, - Tons: 131
 
 


1973-18-065
"Balsa"
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Hydrofoil ferry "Balsa" photographed in Hong Kong.  Built by Hitachi, Japan, in 1971, - Tons: 131
 
 
 
 


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

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Indian Navy Replenishment Tanker

Commissioned: 1975
Displacement, tons: 6785 light, - 15828 full
Dimensions: 168,4 x 23 x 8,2 metres
Propulsion: Steam Turbine, 16.500 shp, 1 shaft, - 18,5 knots.
Helicopters: 1
Complement: 169
 


1987-March-Frame-23-Shakti-A57
"Shakti" A 57
Photographed at Bombay 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 

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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)

Weser Seebeck Typ 36L Standard Ship: Possibly "Luise Bornhofen"
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.
 
 



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