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Photographer:Allan RO [View profile]Title:MARGARET JOHNSONAdded:Mar 20, 2008
Captured:May 18, 1975IMO:6929258Hits:2,437
Location:Liverpool, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Containerships built before 1971
70 / 16,111gt / 14,936dwt {SWE) [ucc]

owner : Rederi A/B Nordsterjeman
manager : Axel Axelson Johnson
operator : Johnson Line A/B

built : Oy Wärtsilä Ab, Turku/Abo, FIN
yd # : 1171
L - 29:08:1969

sold with her slightly older sister (or is it brother, Axel Johnson, in 1986 and renamed Regent Sky with the intention of converting her to a cruise ship. She was laid up at Piraeus 02:03:1986 until 02:12:1987, when she was sold to Turkish breakers arriving Aliaga, 05:12:1987. Axel Johnson, initially renamed Regent Sun, was rescued after the collapse of Regent Cruises, converted at Mariotti Shipyard in Genoa and is still trading as Costa Marina, 21 years after the demise of her sister.

photo : Liverpool, 18:05:1975
photo : © Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1975/2008
Vessel Identification
Name:Regent Sky
Former name(s):
- Margaret Johnson (Until 1986)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:15,769 tons
Summer DWT:14,936 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1970
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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