Wiking

Billy_s
20th February 2007, 22:21
Does anyone have a picture of the Hamburg-registered coaster WIKING? She was a regular visitor to Berwick in the late 60's/early 70's.

Bearsie
20th February 2007, 22:30
Try this about half down the page, rebuilt but it might be the one,
there are 2 pics of her.

http://mattzz.dyndns.org/twiki/bin/view/Projects/DiveLog

ruud
20th February 2007, 23:10
Ahoy,
Probably this one?
http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/5628/wiking1954mediumlg6.th.jpg (http://img133.imageshack.us/my.php?image=wiking1954mediumlg6.jpg)

Billy_s
21st February 2007, 07:43
Thanks for checking guys.

Yes that is the one Ruud. The reason I remember it was because it was one of the bigger coasters (around 500 tons) that was able to get into Berwick. It was also a very well-kept vessel. Bigger vessels were able to enter the dock when the gates were removed in the 1980's.

Cheers

Billy

ruud
21st February 2007, 07:55
Ahoy Billy,
1954 built at Schiffsw.W.Holst-Hamburg for Ernst Harder a.o.
GT:422
DWT:625
LOA x B x D:171'5" x 27'8" x 10'10"
Eng.:4SA 8Cy 200x420mm Mach.Kiel A.G.
Call/Flag Sign: DHIL