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Photographer:carimar [View profile]Title:ZHAN DOU 46Added:Feb 27, 2008
Photo Category: General cargo ships built before 1940 (Over 3000gt)
ZHAN DOU 46 (BP?U) on the Huangpu River, Shanghai in July 1979, ex HO PING 46-71, NORTHERN GLOW-59, NAN CHIANG-50, NORVARG-46, EMPIRE ELK-42, CONDOR-40 (W.R.Grace & Co)(Grace Line) ex ROTARIAN-27 (U.S. Govt.), launched as PAPHOS (4748/20).
Note: during that time ship photographing in China was strictly forbidden!!!
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StefanFoerst on Jun 18, 2011 14:47 (7 years ago)
Hello Carimar,
I suggest the registers were wrong, this is one of the two ex-DDGHansa vessels Liebenfels or Wartenfels, the other one being ZHAN DOU75. I compared her to original pictures of Liebenfels and Wartenfels, the hull had not changed, only masts and bridgehouse are of newer date. The US standard types of 1920 looked much different !?
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