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  My Ships:
 
 

- 50 years of ships development -
 
 


M/S "Jutlandia"
Super Ship
(Photography by Karsten Petersen )

A description of some typical ships on which I have served

Following ships featured:

1)  "Hvidbjørnen" - Royal Danish Navy ........................................

2)  "Ingolf"  - Royal Danish Navy .....................................................

3)  SKA - 4  - Royal Danish Navy , the Hydrographic Office

4)  M/S "Samoa" - The East Asiatic Company ...........................

5)  M/S "Boribana" - The East Asiatic Company .........................

6)  M/S "Jutlandia" - The East Asiatic Company ........................

7)  M/T "Stolt Eagle" - Stolt Parcel Tankers ................................

8)  M/T "Stolt Markland" - Stolt Parcel tankers .........................

9)  M/T "Capability" - Stolt Parcel Tankers ..................................

10)  Sail Boat "Kit Yu" - My own private ship.................................
 
 
 

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  My Favorite Ship:
 
 
 

About   "EMMA JEBSEN"  , - the Last China Trader.
 
 
 


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"Emma Jebsen"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

     Lots of pictures of the ship, its construction, travels and life onboard.
       Also featuring her sister ship, - "HEINRICH JESSEN" -, and the most beautiful of all ships in the Jebsen Fleet,
        - the  "CARL OFFERSEN" , - and more - - -
       This can be found in the section about   "OTHER JEBSEN SHIPS" - - -
 
 

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The Storm:
 
 
 


The North Pacific
- a mountain of water -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

The "Stolt Surf" in an unusual strong storm in the North Pacific.
 
 
 

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Ship Pictures:
 
 
 
 


Three very different ships.
- Tug Boat "Sigyn", - Schooner "Freia" and in the background, - a Navy Patrol Cutter -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Many pictures of all kinds of ships from all over the World.

Container ships, - dry cargo ships, - tankers, - bulk carriers,- navy ships, - passenger ships, -  tugs - etc.
 
 
 

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The Magellan Strait:
 
 

- the most scenic water passage in the World -
 
 


A wreck, - at the "End of the World" -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

Trips through the Magellan Strait, - to the "End of the World".
This is the most scenic and impressive trip that a sailor can experience.
Featuring the M/T "Stolt Viking" and the M/T "Stolt Norness"
 
 
 

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Sea, - Ships, - Sailor's Life

Various maritime related stuff
 


1979-01-051
Ships in mist on the Missisissippi River
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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Chinese Junks:
 
 
 


(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Pictures of the many, many Chinese junks I have photographed in the South China Sea since the sixties.
 
 

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The Stolt Parcel Tanker fleet:
 
 
 
 


M/T "Stolt Pride"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

 I sailed for more than 25 years as a Chief Engineer for Stolt, - and have lots of pictures of those well known
 yellow , - (Stolt Primrose) - , painted ships - -
 
 

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Denmark
 
 
 


The old shipyard in Middelfart, - and traditional boat designs.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

- a short introduction to the maritime side -
 
 

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Marstal
 
 


(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

- impressions from Denmark's most maritime city -

(With a side trip to the neighbour city  Ærøskøbing.)
 
 

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Middelfart
 
 


  (Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

- small coastal city with a very well preserved, old harbour front -
 
 

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AABENRAA:
 
 

- a great historical maritime center -
 
 
 


Aabenraa
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Aabenraa is the home port of "Emma Jebsen" and was once a unique maritime center.
Also something about ship owner and ship builder Jørgen Bruhn  , his ships and his great shipyard at island
Kalvø.
Finally some impressions from the cemetery in Aabenraa, with a special section called  "The Gold Coast".
 
 

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  Navy Frigate "JYLLAND"
 
 

 - Denmark's last Wooden Frigate -
 
 
 


Frigate "Jylland"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

       A well preserved museum ship, - and my grandfathers ship from his navy days.
 
 
 

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Traditional Sailing Ships
 

Introduction
 
 
 


Typical Danish Schooners
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

 "Sea Fever"
- a poem by John Masefield, that says all there is to say - - -
 
 
 
 

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The annual races round island Fyn.
 
 
 


The "race" round island Fyn, - 2007 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)










The "race" series, - picture pages featuring 35 - 40 traditional sailing ships
 participating in an annual, friendly race round island Fyn - - -

    The "Race" 1992 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

     The "Race" 2001 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2004 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2005 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2006 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2007 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2008 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2009 , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

    The "Race" 2010  , - "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.

       The "Race" 2011- "Fyn Rundt" - round island Fyn.
 
 

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Cruising with schooner "Nordboen"
 
 
 


"Nordboen"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

     Traditional Schooner "Nordboen".
     A)   Introduction, - and "Fun Trip" with  "Nordboen"
       B)   On sea trial with schooner  "Nordboen"
     C) "Nordboen"   at work , - and "Epilogue" - -
 
 

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Traditional Sailing Ships
 
 

- picture pages showing different traditional ships -
 
 
 


"Styrvolt"
Traditional fishing boat.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

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Page 1 featuring:
Fishing boat  "Styrvolt"
Herring Troller  "Vegesack"  BV 2
Schooner   "Albatros"
Schooner  "New Endeavour"
Schooner  "Julia af Faaborg"
 
 

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"Fulton"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Page 2 dedicated to schooner "Fulton"
 
 
 

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"Aphrodite"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

Page 3 featuring brigantine "Aphrodite"
 
 
 

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Training Ships
 
 
 


"Kruzenstern"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

  - some of those great ships where young sailors-to-be are trained -
 
 

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The China Trade:
 

As seen from my "China Room.
 
 


Danes Island, - Pearl River -, China
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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Dogs & Anchors
 

Maritime Symbols:
 


Staffordsshire Dogs
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 

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The Viking Ships:
 
 
 


"Imme Gram"
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

             Featuring:
           The Viking Ship Museum at Roskilde, Denmark -
           The Ladby Ship, - a burial mound for a Viking Chief -, at Ladby, island Fyn, Denmark -
           The "Imme Gram", - a full size replica of the Ladby Ship -
           A Viking Burial site, - at small island Hjarnø, Denmark -
 
 


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When Ships Die -
 


1974-04-049
"Nieuw Amsterdam" being scrapped.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 

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