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Photographer:John Wilson [View profile]Title:SAGA ROSEAdded:Feb 28, 2009
Location:Brisbane, Australia
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 1961-1970
Liner SAGA ROSE arriving in Brisbane 1 Mar 2009.
Built: 1965 24,528 GRT 6,354 DWT 188.7m x 24.49m x 8.25m 18knots 350 passengers Flag: Bahamas Callsign: C6ZU
Owner/Manager: Aromas Shipping Ltd, UK
Operated by Saga Shipping, UK
Vessel Identification
Name:Saga Rose
Former name(s):
- Gripsholm (Until 1997 May)
- Sagafjord (Until 1996 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:24,528 tons
Summer DWT:6,353 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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John Wilson on Mar 02, 2009 23:22 (9 years ago)
Hi Sinisa,
Yes - from Howard Smith Dve to Hamilton and then to the terminal. It's only abut a 20min drive and the liner took an hour to get upstream so had plenty of time. Went back for its departure from the terminal as it had to be turned and got some good shots. This is the last time we'll see it as it will disappear due to inability to meet SOLAS requirements. No doubt Saga Ruby will be in the same 'boat'.
Sinisa Aljinovic on Mar 01, 2009 10:01 (9 years ago)
Did you drive fast from Lytton to Hamilton, John ? Well done, anyway! :lol:
John Wilson on Mar 01, 2009 00:15 (9 years ago)
Thanks. They don't build them like this any more - not like the floating blocks of flats of today. SR is a very beautiful classic liner not to be missed.
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Mar 01, 2009 00:04 (9 years ago)
One of my favoriteships of all times, to bad they buildt that horribly ugly observationdeck or what the hell it is above the commandobridge.
Super shot, buddy
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