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GOTTINGEN 1955

GOTTINGEN 1955

Ahoy,
Name:GOTTINGEN 1955
Company: Hamburg America
6,341 tons[8,320 tons d.w.]
510' x 61'
Spd.:17½ knots Motorship Twin Screw
Built:Howaldtswerke,Hamburg
Trade:Germany to Far East
12 passengers
1969 became TWADIKA,Indonesia
1980 still in service
Sister[s]:
ERLANGEN
TUBINGEN
Courtesy/©A.Duncan

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Hi Ruud,
very nice and she even had some more sisters, Weimar, Wiesbaden, Worms and Wien, so called Universitäts-Klasse, city names with important universities. 7 sisters all from Hamburg but all SINGLE screw, I´ll post sister Weimar.
Doei, Manfred
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showgallery.php/cat/all/si/Weimar
 

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Ahoy Ruud & Manfred,
a classic shape and I like that curved bridge front.. very modern for 1955!

Sold to Taiwanese shipbreakers & arrived at Kaohsiung 28/10/1983 for demolition.

Regards,
Rick
 

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