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1977-12-066
"Falstria"
(Note: This could also be her sister ship "Meonia", - but I'm not sure.)
Container ship of the East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen, Denmark
launched 1971, 18.002 tons deadweight, - dimentions: 637 x 85,2 x 45,3 feet, - B&W diesel, 27.300 bhp, 22,3 knots
Photographed between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1977-12-066
"Falstria"
Another one of the "Falstria", - which was the first ocean-going container ship built in Denmark.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


"Korrigan"
Built in Germany in 1973 for French flag, - here photographed off Hong Kong 1976.
DWT.: 49904, - LOA.: 288,6 m, - Beam: 32,3 m, - Speed: 26,5 knots
Rebamed: 1992 "CGM Korrigan", - 1995 "Nedlloyd Korrigan", - 1998 "Korrigan" and then scrapped in 1998.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


"Korrigan"
- another picture off "Korrigan" off Hong Kong in 1976 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Mærsk Tempo"
- feeder container ship of A.P. Møller , Cobenhagen, Denmark -
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


"Mærsk Tempo"
- another picture of "Mærsk Tempo, - photographed in the South China Sea 1977 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Neptune Jade"
- photographed in the South China Sea, 1981 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"Tokio Express"
- photographed in Malacca Strait, 1981 -
(Photography by 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)
 
 


"American Leader"
- photographed in the Atlantic Ocean 1982 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


1980-14-056
"Axel Mærsk"
Danish Container Ship
Photographed during a Panama Canal pasage in Dec. 1980.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1980-14-057
"Axel Mærsk"
Danish Container Ship
Photographed during a Panama Canal pasage in Dec. 1980.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1980-14-059
"Axel Mærsk"
Danish Container Ship
Photographed during a Panama Canal pasage in Dec. 1980.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


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





1987-May-Frame 12
"Benalder"
Photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1982
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Built in 1972 at Howaldtswerke, Germany , for British flag. DWT.: 49593, - LOA.: 289,6 m., - Beam: 32,3 m. , - Propulsion: 2 steam turbines, 26,5 knots.
Renamed: "Maersk London" in 1993, - "London Maersk" 1993, - "London" 1998, - Scrapped in Shanghai in 2010.



1987-May-Frame 13
"Benalder"
Photographed in the Malacca Strait in 1982
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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