|Photographer:||Schovfinn [View profile]||Title:||KONG OLAV V||Added:||Jan 17, 2019|
|M/S KONG OLAV V
Built 1968 by Cantieri Navali del Tirreno e Riuniti S.p.A., Genoa # 278 for Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab A/S, Copenhagen
1971 Converted at Aalborg and painted white.
1978 Converted extensively at Aalborg wth new funnell and housing aft..
1984 NEW GULANG YU Fujian Province Shipping Co., Xiamen
1984 GU LANG YU Qingdao Ocean Shipping Co. – Cosco, Qingdao
1987 GU LANG YU Fujian Province Shipping Co. – Xiamen Branch, Xiamen
1988 LEADER PRINCE Strida Navigation S.A., Panama [Well Direction Maritime, Ltd., Hong Kong]
1992 NEW ORIENT PRINCESS Gatmore Enterprises S.A. (Sovereign Super Shipping Co.), Panama
1993 Caught fire and burned out, 25 Aug 1993, off Hak Kok Tau, Hong Kong, gambling cruise; towed to Junk Bay and beached,, CTL salved and sold for demolition.
1994 Left Hong Kong in tow May 12 for dimolition in China.
Photo taken at Copenhagen in begin 1972
Infomation concerning vessel's history is thanks to Wm.A. Schell