Approaching the jetty at Dar es Salaam, 21st Jan 1970 on a ferry from BI ship Kampala moored in the harbour.
Posted for the benefit of SN member Aleric who was Port Engineer at the time. I just hope that his office building is not obscured by that boatman's hat.
Looking south over Dar es Salaam from a plane bound for Zanzibar, 21st Jan 1970.
Among the four ships moored mid harbour (upper right), BI liner KAMPALA is second from right.
For sea level view of all four see earlier posting entitled STRAAT LUANDA.
View from BI ship KAMPALA as she approaches Dar es Salaam, early morning 21st Jan 1970.
The Chinese ship anchored just inside the harbour is the JIANHUA which was used for housing personnel engaged on the Tanzania-Zambia railway.
The magnificence of this natural harbour and the sand bar chicane you navigate to enter, are something you cannot forget. This poster from the 1960s, painted by Stobart, seems to show it off to its best.
Passenger ship Europa, operated by Lloyd Triestino, works her way down the narrow channel that leads to the sea from the inner harbour of Dar es Salaam. Late 50ies probably.
White is a seldom used tug-colour, but thus painted she blends in with the passenger vessel, the white sands, and the overall