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Dan Swift
Barely recognisable from her original role as one of Per Henriksens roro freighters.
Pictured alongside at Las Palmas for bunkers and stores on 03/12/2009, whilst on a delivery voyage from Hamburg to Brazil after a long conversion by Blohm and Voss, Hamburg,from the never completed cable ship 'Kraka', to a 256 person, dynamically positioned, accommodation and support vessel.
She will assist StatoilHydro with development of the Peregrino oil field off Brazil on a 7 month, plus 4 X 1 month contracts.

Built in 1985 by Frederikshavns Vaerft, Frederikshavn, Denmark (414) as the Roro ''Mercandian Continent''. 15,375 g.t. and 9,373 dwt.
Renamed ''Roro Sentosa''in 1996.
Renamed ''Kraka'' in 2000.
Renamed ''Dan Swift'' in 2009.

See her as the 'Kraka' here:-
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/123153/cat/fav

See detailed plans here:-
http://www.lauritzentankers.com/upload/41225_jl_dan_swift.pdf
Regards, Rick

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Here's a good photo of her before the very expensive conversion :-
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/123153/cat/fav
Regards, Rick
 

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