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1974-02-095
"Kyong Ju"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1962 by Setoda Zosen as "Hokuto Maru".  DWT: 3130, - LOA.: 89,8 m., - Beam: 12,9 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 13 knots.
Renamed "Kyong Ju" in 1973, - and to "Lucky Trader" in 1974, - and stricken from the Lloyds list in 1992.
 
 





1974-02-096
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1957 by Nakskov SV, Denmark, for the East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen.  DWT.: 10425, - LOA.: 151,4 m., - Beam: 19,5 m., - Propulsion: 1 diesel, - 17,5 knots.
Renamed "Ngan Chau" in 1978, - and scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1980.
 
 




1974-02-097
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-02-098
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1974-02-100
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1974-03-001
"Boma"
Photographed upon departing Yokohama, 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


1974-02-099
"Oriental Banker"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

This is one of the aircraft carriers built by Seattle-Tacoma, USA,  in 1943, - but after WW2 converted to cargo ship.  DWT.: 14170, - LOA.: 151,1 m., - Beam: 21,2 m., - Propulsion: Steam turbine, - 17,5 knots.
Built as "Searcher", - renamed "Captain Nemo" in 1952 and to "Oriental Banker" in 1964.  Then scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1976.
 
 


1974-02-021
"Songkhla"
Photographed in Hong Kong 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1953 by B & W for the East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen.  DWT.: 8940, - LOA.: 148,9 m., - Beam: 19,1 m-, - Propulsion: Diesel, - 16 knots.
Renamed "Pacloc Sealink" in 1974, - and "Offshore Provider" in 1982.   Scrapped in Kaohsiung 1987.
 
 


1974-02-021
"Maersk Wave"
Photographed in Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built as "Zaanland" in 1957 in Germany by Blohm & Voss for Dutch flag.
DWT.: 10451, - LOA.: 156,6 m, - Beam: 19,7 m., - Propulsion: Diesel, - 17 knots. Renamed "Maersk Wave" in 1973 and "Ocean Glory" in 1978.
Scrapped in 1982.
 
 




1974-03-003
"Hakonesan Maru" - seen in the background.
(The ship in the foreground tanker "Tencho Maru" , - see tanker section for details.)
Photographed in Yokohama 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

"Hakonesan Maru" was built at Tamano Mitsui in Japan for Japanese flag.  DWT.: 10092, - LOA.: 153,7 m., - Beam: 19,4 m, - Propulsion: Diesel, -17 knots.
Renamed "Fortune Clipper" in 1976, - and "Ocean Clipper" in 1979.  Scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1980.
 
 


1974-03-016
"Tobias Maersk"
Photographed off Keelung 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-03-017
"Tobias Maersk"
Photographed off Keelung 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


1974-03-058
"Lien Hsing"
Photographed in Kaohsiung 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1939 as "Shinko Maru" by Uraga Dock, Japan, for Japanese Flag.
Tons: 2578, - LPP.: 90,8 m, - Beam: 13,7 m., -Propulsion: Steam Engine, 11 knots.
Renamed "Kana Maru No. 2" in 1961, - and "Golden Buffalo" in 1966, - and "Yuan Ta" in 1970, - and "Chi Fa" in 1972, - and "Lien Hsing" in 1973.
Last trace 1975, - and finally deleted in 1992.
 
 


1974-03-059
"Happy Pacific"
Photographed in Kaohsiung 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 


1974-06-017
"Tung Fong"
Photographed in Kaohsiung 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

This delightful little combined cargo/passenge ship was built as "El Kerym" in 1950 by Androssan Dock Yard, United Kingdom for UK flag.
Tons: 2067, - DWT.: 2793, - LOA.: 88,3 m., - Beam: 12,9 m., - Propulsion:  Diesel, - 12 knots.

Renamed "Kinabalu" in 1957, - and "Tung Fung" in 1970.  Scrapped in Kaohsiung in 1979.
 
 
 


1974-04-060
"St. Constantine" to the left.
The ships in the background are, - "City of Durban", - "Etude" and "Pacfic Breeze"
Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Built in 1958 as "Hoegh Cairn" by Blohm & Voss, Germany, for Norwegian flag.  DWT.: 12387, - LOA.: 156,8 m, - Beam: 19,7 m., -
Propulsion: Diesel, 16,5 knots.   Renamed "St. Constantine" in 1968, - and scrapped in Kaohsiung 1974.  See more: WHEN SHIPS DIE
 
 


1974-04-069
In the background side view of "St. Constantine" .
Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1974
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


1974-04-044
 In the background, right, - "Sgt. Archer T. Gammon", - a Victory ship serving US Navy.
Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1974.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

"Sgt. Archer T. Gammon":
Built in Richmond, California in 1946 as a Boulder Victory class ship type VC2-S-AP2.  Displacement: 15589 tons, - LOA.: 455' , - Beam: 62', - Draft: 29'2"
Propulsion: Steam turbine  8500 Shp., - 15,5 knots.






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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