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Photographer:John Jones [View profile]Title:ELBE MARUAdded:Jun 07, 2005
Photo Category: Containerships built 1971-1980
51,623 g.t. built by Mitsui Zosen in 1972.
Triple screw Mitsui O.S.K. Lines ship sailing out from Tilbury and exchangind river for sea pilots on 16/5/81.
She was a rare but welcome visitor to the Thames, having been diverted due to an industrial dispute at Southampton.
At least it proved the London dockers didn't have a complete monopoly on striking :-)
Vessel Identification
Name:H Reliance
Former name(s):
- Msc Koala (Until 2008 Sep)
- Msc Insa (Until 2008 Jul)
- Maersk Tacoma (Until 1996 Jan)
- North Sea (Until 1994 Jan)
- Elbe Maru (Until 1989 Mar)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Container Ship
Gross tonnage:51,608 tons
Summer DWT:35,229 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1972
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Matt Ruscher on Jun 15, 2005 07:39 (12 years ago)
great shot again, shes a nice lookin one, always a bonus to catch the rare ones
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