Danish cargo liner MOMBASA, imo 5239137/ 144,6m/ 8.628gt/ 15kn; 05/1950 completed by Nakskov Skybsvaerft, Nakskov, for East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen, for its Far East service; 1972 WAGLAN ISLAND, Hong Kong Ocean Shipping Co., Ltd, Panama; 02/06/1976 arrived Kaohsiung for breaking up.
The port in the picture is not named beyond ''East Africa''. But I am quite sure I remember the place. I was in Mombasa during a long harbour-strike in the summer of 68, and believe myself to have tramped past those cranes quite a number of times.
The ship's name seem to end in ...EBANK.
The port of Mombasa on Sunday 16th September 1951 with every berth occupied by a British India Steam Nav Co vessel.
From left: Mantola, Mombasa, Kenya, Karanja, Modasa (with Tabora alongside) and Kampala.
Sofala is not visible but was on the slip at African Marine.
I wonder if any other shipping c