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Photo Details
Photographer:Mr. DOT [View profile]Title:Oriental LeaderAdded:Jul 26, 2016
Location:Vancouver, Canada
Photo Category: Containerships built 1971-1980
Oriental Leader, Orient Overseas Container Line, entering Vancouver Harbour c1981 [ Mr DOT]
Its 'career' as an OOCL container ship lasted from 1972 to 1982.
Vessel Identification
Name:Ocean Blessing
Former name(s):
- Oocl Blessing (Until 1989 Oct)
- Oocl America (Until 1989)
- Dart America (Until 1988)
- Ocean Legend (Until 1987)
- Oriental Leader (Until 1982)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:22,601 tons
Summer DWT:27,091 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1971
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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riohondo on Feb 22, 2017 13:38 (1 year ago)
ORIENTAL LEADER When built in 1971 her original dimensions were LOA 205.62 Bex 26.04 meters. In 1976 she was lengthened at Sasebo to LOA 234.53 and her TEU capacity became 1466. Rgds
kaman seagoblin on Feb 22, 2017 13:04 (1 year ago)
Hello everybody. Has some further information to the ship. Dimensions of constructions teu-capacity
With best thanks for your efforts
em777 on Jul 27, 2016 16:02 (2 years ago)
Well done Mr Dot! Great composition and beautiful scenery surrounding a handsome vessel.

Best regards,
jeager on Jul 26, 2016 21:49 (2 years ago)
The presence of so many Seatrain containers suggest a photo date of 1981 after OOCL's parent CY Tung Group acquired Setrain's remaining Seapac assets.
jeager on Jul 26, 2016 21:41 (2 years ago)
Oriental Leader IMO 7104245
1971 Constructions Navales et Industrielles de la Mediterranee, France
1982 Ocean Legend
1987 Dart America
1988 OOCL America
1989 OOCL Blessing
1989 Ocean Blessing
1992 collision & fire, beached Ujung Tamiang
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