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Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:STAR ARUBAAdded:Aug 26, 2005
Photo Category: Vegetable/Edible Oil Tankers
1,151 g.t. built 1972 by VEB Vereinigte Elbe-Werften Boizenburg / Rosslau, Werft Boizenburg as the East German flagged general cargo ship KROPELIN.
Since converted to a vegetable oil tanker and very smartly turned out by Koole TankTransport of Zaandam.
Seen arriving in the Thames from Rotterdam bound for Jurgens Jetty on a stormy 25/8/05.
Vessel Identification
Name:Star Aruba
Former name(s):
- Kropelin (Until 1992 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Edible Oil Tanker
Gross tonnage:1,161 tons
Summer DWT:1,515 tons
Length:71 m
Beam:10 m
Draught:4.6 m

Additional Information
Home port:Zaandam
Class society:Germanischer Lloyd
Build year:1972
AIS Information
Last known position:
53°52’33.53” N, 7°23’13.7” E
Speed, course (heading):
7.6kts, 79° (78°)
Arrival:19th Sep 2016
22:00:27 UTC
Last update:
8 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 April 20th, 03:00:39 UTCRotterdam
2016 April 18th, 11:00:58 UTCPurfleet
2016 April 17th, 09:00:40 UTCRotterdam
2016 April 8th, 06:30:07 UTCPurfleet
2016 April 6th, 15:00:09 UTCRotterdam
2016 April 2nd, 01:00:42 UTCHull
2016 March 31st, 07:00:24 UTCRotterdam
2016 March 28th, 20:00:13 UTCHamburg
2016 March 27th, 02:00:40 UTCBrake
2016 March 25th, 15:00:19 UTCHamburg
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Photo Comments (5)

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Matt Ruscher on Aug 28, 2005 02:38 (11 years ago)
beautiful, even if at a distance that came out great
Kent Malo on Aug 26, 2005 23:39 (11 years ago)
She looks better under these colors than the other photo, great job John.
John Jones on Aug 26, 2005 11:10 (11 years ago)
please accept my humblest apologies for the mistake. I just took it from the website. I think I'll stop trying to add any information.

unfortunately it felt very much like autumn too... I had just been soaked by a hail and thunder storm.
Jon J.
Stan Muller on Aug 26, 2005 09:33 (11 years ago)
I like the waterwash on the bow.
Good light, dark sky and some wind makes photo's more interesting. Those conditions are comming with the autumn.
friendship on Aug 26, 2005 08:18 (11 years ago)
Please, to the knowledge:
Built with [b]VEB Vereinigte Elbe-Werften Boizenburg / Rosslau, Werft Boizenburg[/b], one also never tolerates VEB Elbe-Werft , Boizenburg/GDR(Y-No.216), however, GmbH- no correct: this there was only after the entry of the GDR to the Federal Republic of Germany!
Launch. 09-06-1972, deliv. at Wismar:
compl. 27-09-1972 to Owner VEB Deutsche Seereederei Rostock., 01-01-1974 new Owner VEB Deutfracht / Seereederei Rostiock / GDR.
Regards friendship
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