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Photo Details
Photographer:Tom Turner [View profile]Title:SWANAdded:May 02, 2007
Photo Category: Heavy Lift Vessels
Swan. (Dockwise). Seen here in New York, USA. April, 2007. You'd be amazed (or maybe not) to realize how many folks passing by thought this ship was "sinking". :-D
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Sea Swan (Until 1996 Jan)
- Swan H.l. (Until 1989 Jan)
- Dyvi Swan (Until 1988 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:22,788 tons
Summer DWT:30,060 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:1981
AIS Information
Last known position:
24°30’50.99” N, 118°6’28.13” E
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 317° (315°)
Arrival:28th Sep 2018
18:00:59 UTC
Last update:
2 months 16 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 28th, 18:00:59 UTCShanghai/china
2018 August 3rd, 13:00:56 UTCFirth Of Forth/uk
2018 July 20th, 06:00:57 UTCScheviningen
2018 July 19th, 03:40:55 UTCVlissingen
2018 June 15th, 01:00:01 UTCNueva_palmira
2018 May 20th, 04:00:58 UTCRotterdam
2018 April 28th, 12:00:57 UTCSassnitz
2018 April 1st, 16:00:53 UTCPortobelo
2018 March 30th, 04:30:55 UTCCristobal,panama
2017 November 23rd, 14:00:09 UTCSavannah
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Photo Comments (3)

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Nate on May 03, 2007 03:25 (11 years ago)
this is an amazing photo Tom, sure does look like she is sinking. Was she rising or sinking in this shot?
Kent Malo on May 02, 2007 20:56 (11 years ago)
I am not surprised, if I did not know any better, I would have thought the same as the landlubbers.

I too witness this back in the 80s, it was a vessel similar to this one, don't recall the name, it was in Quebec City , at the Davie Shipbuilding Lauzon, Quebec, across the river from Quebec City, it was taking a jackup drilling plafform , one of the Grand Island series,? to the Gulf of Mexico, I was on the drill rig on official business just before she was moved, one small anecdote, the submersable vessel was arrested for hooking on to cables on the river bed after dropping the anchor in a unauthorised area.
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on May 02, 2007 19:10 (11 years ago)
Once again a fine shot of her. Remember i saw this kind of ship for the first time, thought it was VERY strange. It was the ferncarrier.
Now the asian atlas
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