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Photo Details
Photographer:Phil English [View profile]Title:Da Chang ZhenAdded:Aug 23, 2005
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Stern angle, Rotterdam 1983
Vessel Identification
Name:Da Chang Zhen
Former name(s):
- Wasserfels (Until 1978)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:9,551 tons
Summer DWT:12,623 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1963
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Arne Jürgens on Feb 27, 2007 03:23 (11 years ago)
Hi Phil,

what a great pic of this former DDG-HANSA vessel.

Some additional info about her:

1963,AG Weser,Bremen/1347
IMO 5386655

ex WASSERFELS-78, DDG Hansa, HB, D;
Da Chang Zhen²-91, China Ocean Sh Co, Guangzhou, Vrc

Thanx for posting this beauty!

Phil English on Aug 24, 2005 08:06 (12 years ago)
Thanks for the comment Matt. They were indeed very interesting ships and some of the first ships designed to handle large and heavy loads on deck. They always produced a lot of excitement amongst the shipspotting fraternity at the time. :-)

Matt Ruscher on Aug 24, 2005 06:33 (12 years ago)
fascinating ship, built almost like a great laker
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