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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:MACO FORTUNEAdded:Feb 02, 2019
Captured:IMO:5009685Hits:514
Location:Brunsbuttel, Germany
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Under 3000gt)
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The 1947 Oslo built MACO FORTUNE, recently purchased by Mavrakakis and Comninos, is seen berthed in the Kiel Canal at BrunsbŁttel on 3rd August 1969. Two months earlier she had sailed from Kemi, on 2nd June 1969 bound for Piraeus, arriving there on 9th July, as OLD DREAM.

EX-OLD DREAM-69 EX-ALECTO-66 EX-HADRIAN-57
Laid up at Piraeus 21.2.71
BU at Seymen, Izmit 3.9.73

After six weeks spent on the Canal during June-August 1969 this was my last photograph taken there until 1971
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IMO:5009685
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Arnes on Feb 03, 2019 10:38 (1 month ago)
When built as HADRIAN in 1947, she belonged to Hilmar Reksten of Bergen. In the early 1970's he became one of the world's largest private tankship owners. Later it all collapsed.
Malcolm Cranfield on Feb 02, 2019 11:44 (1 month ago)
Thankyou Gentlemen. I now look forward, probably next winter, to scanning and posting the photographs from my 1971 Kiel Canal trip. Best regards. Malcolm.
Frits Olinga on Feb 02, 2019 11:20 (1 month ago)
Hi Malcolm, thank you very much for your wonderful holiday photos placed on Shipspotting.

I experience a lot of fun.

best Regards, Frits
Oricine.eu on Feb 02, 2019 10:59 (1 month ago)
Thanks Malcolm for sharing with us pictures of interesting ships. In an age where shipowners were still able to have ships built taking into account there own experiences. Not like today where you have the impression that designs are made by the container bridge designers and soulless engineers.
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