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Photographer:tonylast [View profile]Title:TransatlanticAdded:Dec 12, 2006
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Launched 27 September 1965 at Tamano by Mitsui Zosen KK as hull no. 727 for Poseidon Schiffahrt GmbH, Hamburg. 120.38m x 17.61 x 10.19; 4978 gt, 2934 nt; 6-cylinder Burmesiter & Wain Diesel, 620mm x 1400, by builder, 6000-bhp.

Later *Lloyd Helinski* (1972), *Franz Stenzer* (1975), and *Franz* (1986). Broken up at Kaohsiung, 1986.

Shown September 1967 on the lower Calumet River, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with her fleetmate *Poseidon* astern. Like all the Poseidon fleet, these were two gorgeous vessels.

Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Lloyd Helsinki (Until 1975)
- Transatlantic (Until 1972)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:5,955 tons
Summer DWT:8,129 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Gerolf Drebes on Dec 13, 2006 20:21 (11 years ago)
Hi Tony,
what a memory. Almost every saturday in 1970 and 1971 one of the sisters went out of the port of Hamburg. They got so familar for me, that these were not one of the big ships of that time. Now I would be happy to see such a ship again.
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Dec 13, 2006 10:26 (11 years ago)
Ah, fantastic lines.... THIS is the way ships shall look. Thanx for posting man! Best regards ghazten sandefjord Norway
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