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Old 30th September 2005, 22:42
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REGENT STAR ex STATENDAM 1957

Ahoy,
Found me this lovely picture[in my opinion] of the REGENT STAR at Alaska, picture was taken by official photographer of the HAL
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/329...alaska4.th.jpg
*REGENT STAR
Name:Statendam
Built:1957
IMO:5339212
Call sign:PHSC / PJSV
Company:"HAL Holland Amerika Lijn - Rotterdam"
Wharf:"Wilton Fijenoord Schiedam (753)"
BRT:24.294
DWT:6284
LOA x B x D:195,83x24,00x18,50
Eng:.:4x st.turbine on 2 axles. Wilton-Fijenoord 22.000 apk
Speed:21
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"Lauched as STATENDAM* for the HAL.
In 1971 rebuilt as cruise ship at Wilton-Fijenoord. Painted in new HAL colours.
In 1972 only cruises from the U.S.A. and registed in Willemstad NA.
In 1982 to Nassau as RHAPSODY.
In 1983 in charter of HAL-Westtours.
In 1984 grounded at Galveston, heavely damaged at bottom and there repaired.
In 1986 to Panama as REGENT STAR.
In 1986 in Piraeus the Wärtsilä engines changed: 2x 4T 16 cil.-V + 2x 12 cil.-V Pielstick (400x460) total 22.000 rpk
In 1987 flag Bahama's, same name.
In 1995 fire in engineroom,repaired.
In 1996 SEA HARMONY, Nassau.(no name on the ship)
In dec. 2003 sold for scrap in India.
In march 2004 passing the Suezcanal on her way to Alang under the name HARMONY I and flag of St. Vincent & Grenadines
Details II:
1986 sold to Antonios Lelakis, renamed REGENT STAR for Regency Cruises. Geared turbines replaced by diesel engines. Regency declared bankruptcy in 1995 and ship laid up near Piraeus, Greece, later as SEA HARMONY. Sold for scrap and delivered spring 2004.[Wilkinson-Gillette?]
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My piccies also @:
http://www.vesseltracker.com/en/Phot...06a43771da649b

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Old 13th December 2005, 13:48
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Fakta om Fartyg from where I have this photo says she was scraped at Eleusis Bay India
http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/9...ndam2xc.th.jpg
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Old 13th December 2005, 14:17
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goes back to my prieveous post regarding breakers it,s very good looking ship and sad to see it in this state at the breakers.
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I loved that ship...sailed on it as a boy in 1975
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