1977 completed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St.Nazaire
for Odyssey Trading Co.Ltd. (Ocean Transport & Trading/Blue Funnel Line)
78.915GRT, 78.400tdw, 122.255m³, 34.000shp 2 steam turbines geared to sc. shaft, 19.75kn
Built for the intended LNG trade from Indonesia to the USA b
1943 completed by Bethlehem-Fairfield, Baltimore
7.287GRT, 10.650tdw, T3Cy. General Machinery Corporation, Hamilton, Ontario, 11kn
1943 launched as MARTHA C.THOMAS
1943 completed as SAMHARLE
1947 br. TROILUS (Blue Funnel Line)
1958 lib. GREEN RIVER
1963 broken up Osaka
She received a
Unsure of which vessel this is. Anyone any ideas? Update : Have been assured by people in the know that this is in fact the Antilochus. This fits in as to why I took the shot, from the focsle of the Centaur, as I had sailed on Antilochus earlier in the year.
Glen Line ship Glenalmond berthed in The Royal Docks , London. Sailed on this one as a Middy in 1968 and later in 1977 as 2nd. Mate after she had changed her name to Patroclus, and was under the Dutch flag.
One of those sunrises that you miss after you swallow the anchor. In fact, I don't see any sunrises nowadays!
This shot was taken from the bridge of the Blue Funnel ship Menelaus, anchored in Singapore Roads.