Very interesting ship. She was built in France, employed in the West Africa trade with rather strong cargo handling gear to load logs, and she was at that time a large ship for this trade.
Completed 1957 by Forges et Chantiers de la Gironde, Bordeaux
for Courtage + Transports S.A. and Soc. Navale Delmas-Vieljeux, Paris
9.004GRT, 13.228tdw, 10.000bhp BW by Soc. Forges + Ateliers Le Cruesot, 2 heavy lift derricks 50t each, 18 derricks 10t
1957 fr. ROCROI
1966 fr. LOUIS DELMAS
1976 gr. CHRISTINA I
1979 cypr. KEHARITOMENI (Photo)
The photo shows her probably in charter for Cameroon Lines ("C"
Thanks for you also. Found this pic in a better quality in SHIPSPOTTING issued by Corveleyn Roger.
Think my friend Peter will be glad for your help. He sailed 2 years with the eastgerman FREUNDSCHAFT which had a similar design.