One of those familiar Becks Dutch coasters is inward bound at Europoort in 1990. I should say the owner is familiar for the ship is a far cry in cost and sophistication from the schuyts that used to comprise the fleet. Built 1974 she was 1,599 gr tons.
Ditlev Simonsen tanker Vanessa at Lyttelton with the port's cutter-suction dredgers Canterbury and Peraki on the end of Gladstone Pier. Despite being built half a century apart the dredgers had a sinilar layout with the funnel on the foc'sle. Vanessa was built at the Eriksberg yard in 1953, was re
Norwegian tanker Vanessa sailing from Lyttelton. Completed by Eriksbergs in 1953 for O. Ditlev Simonsen Jr she was sold to Panamanian owners in 1963 and renamed Valny. On 6 December 1980 she collided with the Jurata in Suez Roads and was subsequently sold to Japanese breakers arriving at Tadotsu o
Ditlev-Simonsen tanker "Vanessa" sailing from Lyttelton. Completed by Eriksbergs in 1953 she was 18,200 deadweight tons. Sold to Panamanian owners in 1963 she was renamed "Valny" and on 6 December 1980 collided with "Jurata" in Suez Roads. Subsequently sold to Japane