Nora Maersk

Jan Hendrik
15th September 2005, 12:02
Built 1934 at Odense Staalskibsvaerft, 450 ft in length DWT 9225
5 cyl engine by B and W 5500 h.p. speed 15 knots.
Owner in fact D/S A/S Svendborg, however APM was the Managing Company.
Her short career was caused by a fire in a cargo of copra in the Philippines in 1936, then the damaged ship was sold to Kawasaki Kisen K.K. and refitted as Teruikawa Maru, On 21st Dec 1943 she was torpedoed and sunk by the U.S. submarine SKATE north of Hall Island.

copyright Hempel A/S Copenhagen 11/99
artist: John Gardner

maersk_man
15th September 2005, 22:17
Great pictures, thanks Jan.

Jan Hendrik
6th April 2007, 05:43
Ship's names as we all know are often repeated over time by the same company, as long as that company still exists.....
Here is a perfect example , the gap is over 70 years (!!!).
Nora Maersk todate is a modern medium sized containership and she arrives in Melbourne here early 2007.
Jan

particulars:
NORA MÆRSK
Shipyard: CSBC
Built Year: 2000
Length (metres): 198,6
Beam (metres): 30,2
Speed (knots): 22
TEU: 2200
Home Port: Aabenraa
Main Engine: HYUNDAI SULZER 7RTA84C
Date Entered Fleet: 2000-09-19
BHP: 32930