Norwegian cargo ship 'Tai Ping' of 1958 (1)
Tønsberg-registered general cargo ship "Tai Ping" (11,473 tons gross, completed June 1958 by Deutsche Werft A.G., Hamburg), owned by Wilh. Wilhelmsen of Oslo, at Yokohama in April 1974. When completed she had a gross tonnage of 9,369; in 1970 she had an additional hold for containers inserted forward of the accommodation at Mitsubishi H.I's Yokohama yard (see picture #23488
). In 1977 she was transferred to Arctic Shipping Singapore (Pte.) Ltd. (Barber Ship Management). In 1979 she was sold to Cia. Nav. Panagina S.A. (managers: Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A.) & renamed "Gina"; she was scrapped at Chittagong in 1984.
Picture added on 11 January 2014 at 08:53