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M/S "Waglan Island"
This classic of extreme beauty is the old "Mombasa" of the East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Built in 1950 and sold to Hong Kong Ocean Shipping Co.Ltd., - (Hong Kong Island Line) - , in 1972.
Scrapped in Taiwan 1979, - the end of a very fine ship.
Photographed in Hong Kong in March 1977.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Waglan Island"
- Ex. "Mombasa" -, another shot of this classical beauty of the oceans -
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


"New River"
Turnine driven ship under Panama flag
Ex. Norvegian "Queensville" of A.F. Klavenes, Oslo, - launched way back in 1956.
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


"New River"
Another one of this unusual ship
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


"New River"
- and another one -
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


"New River"
This ship has a remarkable funnel, - not so easy to hide with those colours -
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
 
 
 
 


"New River"
Even in mist and haze, the funnel gives a remarlable contrast.
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


T/S "Queensville"
Here a picture of what "New River" looked like when she was still under Norwegian flag.
Photographed in Hong Kong 1974
(Photo kindly submitted by former crew member Paul Rambø, Norway.)
 
 
 


M/S "Luna Maersk"
- typical cargo liner from well known A.P Moller, Denmark -
Photographed in the South China Sea, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Benalbanach"
This classic beauty must, - of course -, belong to Ben Line of UK.
Built in 1957 as "Woodarra" for British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Then taken over by P & O in 1968 as the "Pando Gulf"
Finally Aquired by Ben Line in 1974 and renamed "Benalbanach", - under which name she is seen on above picture.
Scrapped in Korea 1n 1978.
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Kokei"
Built as "Kokei Maru" in 1952 for Japan Line Ltd.
Renamed "Kokei" in 1971, - and finally scrapped in 1980.
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Yat Lee"
Here a real Norwegian classic from 1950, - the ex. M/S "Berganger" of Westfal-Larsen.
Sold in 1969 and renamed "Shansi" (China Nav. Co. Ltd.)
Then in 1977 became "Yat Lee", under Panama flag. (Cie de Nav. Full Mooon)
Photographed in March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


M/S "Man Ming"
Ex. "Olga Mærsk", - built 1949 -,  for A.P. Møller, Copenhagen, Denmark
Photographed in Manila, PhilippinesFeb. 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 
 


M/S "Man Ming"
- another shot of "Man Ming", ex. "Olga Mærsk" -, photographed in Manila, Philippines Feb. 1977 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Hoi Kung"
Here a real Norwegian China coast trader, - the "Hoi Kung" built in 1964 -, of H.M. Wrangell & Co. A/S.
Photographed in Hong Kong March 26.1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Hoi Kung"
- another shot of this beautiful Norwegian China trader -
Photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Meiki"
Ex German "Torstein", - built in 1955 for Hapag-Lloyd.
Sold to Hong Kong in 1973 and renamed "Meiki" under Panama flag.
Scrapped in China in 1986
Photographed in Hong Kong ,- March 6th. 1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Meiki"
Ex. "Torstein" , - photographed in Hong Kong, March 06.1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Meiki"
Ex. "Torstein", - photographed in Hong Kong, March 06.1977
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Hongming"
Chinese ship photographed in Hong Kong, Dec. 12.1976
Built in Holland as "Amstelmolen" in 1959.
TDW: 12762, LOA: 10,1 m. Beam: 18,9 m
Renamed "Banda Sea" in 1972 before she became "Hongming" in 1977 and wrecked in 1982.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


M/S "Hongming"
- another one of "Hongming", - this time photographed April 12.1976, Hong Kong -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


Unknown Chinese freighter
A former German "Solingen" type from Hapag.
Built 1955, - DWT.: 5049, - LOA.: 118,9 m, - Beam: 16,2 m.
Another Chinese ship of same type can be seen in the background.
Could be either the "Cang Shan", - "Lan Shan", - "Huang Shan" or "Hong Shan"
- photographed in Hong Kong, April 12. 1976 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 
 


"Ford"
- Panama registered old-timer photographed in Hong Kong, March 1977 -
Built as "Komata"  for New Zealand in 1947 by A. Stephen & Co. Ltd. Glasgow.
Renamed: 1967 "Antonio Regidor", - 1967 "Glory No. 2", - 1972 "An Fu", 1977 "Ford".
Scrapped in Kaohsiung 1977.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


"Ford"
- another one of the old and run-down "Ford" in Hong Kong, March 1977 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


"Glorious Country"
- another freighter under Panama flag photographed in Hong Kong, 1976 -
Built in Belgium in 1951 as "Ivan Goncharov" for Russian flag.
Looks like built from drawings of the WW2 German "Hansa" type.
DWT.: 3000, LOA.: 92 m , Beam: 13,5 m.
Renamed: 1958 "Tandjung Torawitan", - 1972 "Sea Swallow", - 1976 "Glorious Country", - 1977 "High Glory"
Scrapped in Hong Kong 1979.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


"Glorious Country"
- and another one of "Glorious Country" in Hong Kong, March 1976 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 

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