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1980 - 1989

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2012-02-19.011
"Xin Chao"
Photographed in Hong Kong 2012
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in Taiwan in 1983 as "Man Chiu" for British flag.  She has the biggest passenger capacity of the "first Ferries".
Gross Tonnage: 1439, - DWT.: 439, - LOA.: 65 m., - Beam: 11,6 m., - Propuslion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, - 15,2 knots. Total Passengers: 1453
Remaned "Xin Chao" in 2002.
 
 



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"Xin Guo"
Photographed in Hong Kong 2012
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in Taiwan in 1983 as "Man Kwok" for British flag.
Gross Tonnage: 1510, - DWT.: 439, - LOA.: 65 m., - Beam: 11,6 m., - Propuslion: 2 diesels, 2 shafts, - 15,2 knots. Total Passengers: 1394
Remaned "Xin Guo" in 2002.
 
 




1987-frame 06
"Norita"
Photographed in Singapore 1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built by B&W, Copenhagen in 1986 for Pan. flag, - DWT: 83930, -LOA.: 228,6 m., - Beam: 32,3 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 14 knots.
Renamed "Protank Norita" in 1992, - "Norita" in 1994, - "Kantan Jaya Express" in 1996, - "Princess Marina" in 2000, - and "Theresa Pacific" in 2007.
 
 


1987-frame 07
"Norita"
Photographed in Singapore 1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1987-May-Frame-10
 "Maj Sandved".
Photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1987.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built by Orskov, Denmark, in 1983 for Danish flag. DWT.: 4500, - LOA.: 102,5 m., - Beam: 17,0 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 14 knots.
Converted in 1989 to LOA.: 115,5 m, - DWT.: 5223.
Renamed: "Dagland" 1984, - "Maj Sandved" 1986 -, "Maj Sif" 1988, - "Pegasus Pioneer" 1989, - "Maj Sif" 1991, - "Saigon Concorde" 1993, - "Maj Sif" 1994, - "Steuart" 1996, - "Alligator River" 2000, - "Melanesian Chief" 2000, - "Gelora Jaya" 2001, - "Soon Ju" 2004, - "New Glory" 2005, - "Maruindo Baru" 2005.




1987-May-Frame-11
 "Maj Sandved".
Photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1987.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)



 

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Chinese "Jianghu III" Class Frigates

Commissioned: 1985
Displacement: 1570 standard, - 2000 full load
Dimensions: 103,2 x 10,2 x 3,1 metres
Guns: 4 x 57 mm guns (2 twins), - 12 x 37 mm guns (6 twins)
Missiles: 4 Styx type SSM in twin launchers.
Anti submarine weapons: 2 RBU 5-tubed fixed launchers, - and depth charges, - 2 projectors, 2 racks.
Mines: 60
Propulsion: 2 diesels, 24.000 shp, - 2 shafts, - 26,5 knots
Complement: 195


1987-March-Frame-05-El-Nasser-956
"El Nasser"  956
Photographed at Bombay, India 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1987-March-Frame-08-El-Nasser-956
"El Nasser"  956
Photographed at Bombay, India 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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Soviet "Kashin II" Class Destroyers  (India)

Commissioned: 1982 - 1986
Displacement, tons: 3950 standard, 4950 full load.
Dimensions: 146,5 x 15,8 x 4,8 metres
Propulsion: 4 gas turbines, - 96.000 shp, - 2 shafts, - 5 knots.
Guns: 2 x 76mm (Twin Mount), - 8 x 30 mm (4 twin mounts)
Torpedoes: 5 x 533 mm (5-tube launcher)
A/S mortars: 2 RBU 6000 12-tube launchers.
Complement: 320
 


1987-March-Frame-11-Web-Rana-D52.
"Rana" D 52
Photographed at Bombay, 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 


1987-March-Frame-25-Web-Ranjit-D53
"Ranjit" D 53
Photographed at Bombay, 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 


1987-March-Frame-18-Web-Ranvir-D54
"Ranvir" D 54
Photographed at Bombay, 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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"Godivari" Class Frigates (India)

Commissioned:  1983 ("Godavari") - 1985 ("Ganga")
Displacement: 4000 full load
Dimensions: 126,5 x 14,5 x 9 metres
Guns: 2 x 57 mm guns (Twin mount), - 8 x 30 mm (4 twin mounts)
Torpedoes: 6 x 324 mm (2 triple)
Missiles: 4 Styx type SSM launchers, - and  1 x SA-N-4 Gecko SAM launchers
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 30.000 shp, - 2 shafts, - 27 knots
Complement: 330
 


1987-March-Frame-14-Godavari-F20
"Godavari" F 20
Photographed at Bombay in 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1987-March-Frame-16-Ganga-F22
"Ganga" F 22
Photographed at Bombay in 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 

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"209" Class (Type 1500)
(Built by Howaltswerke, Germany in 1986)

Displacement, tons: 1450 standard, - 1660 surfaced, - 1850 dived
Dimensions: 64,4 x 6,5 x 6 metres
Propulsion: Diesel-Electric, 4 diesels, - 1 el-motor, 5000shp, - 1 shaft, - 11 knots surfaced, 22 knots dived.
Torpedoes: 8 x 533 mm tubes. Capacity: 14 torpedoes.
Complements: 40
 
 


1987-March-Frame-25-Shishumar-S44
"Shishumar" S 44
Photographed at Bombay in 1987
(Photography  ©  Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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