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Photographer:Paul Strathdee [View profile]Title:LANGSTONEAdded:Jul 18, 2008
Photo Category: Reefers built before 1980
Finnish built in 1959 as SARACEN she gained the name LANGSTONE on a Shaw Savill charter in the 1970s.
I took this in the Empress Dock in Southampton when she was discharging bananas, an unusual cargo for a Shaw Savill vessel.
Vessel Identification
Name:Dimitrios K
Former name(s):
- Saracen (Until 1971)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Reefer
Gross tonnage:3,441 tons
Summer DWT:3,485 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1958
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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Paul Strathdee on Nov 29, 2008 20:54 (10 years ago)
Amazing! That's another ship I've photographed where someone in later years has told me they were sailing on her........ :lol:
NeilW on Nov 24, 2008 22:37 (10 years ago)
Hi Paul,
I was sailing on this ship when yr photo was taken. At the time we were on charter to Salen the Swedish reefer operators and the ship had been carrying bananas regularly. This particular cargo had been loaded at Bahia Turbo, Columbia & Tela in Honduras and part discharged at Bremerhaven and Newhaven.
Kind Regards.
P S The ship was owned by Shaw Savill
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