HIMMERLAND

HIMMERLAND

Postby MadMaxLab » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:14 pm

Built by Readhead's in 1967

Renamed: 77 TURKIYE - 88 VAST START - 89 VAST PIONEER - 89 FAIRWIND

Hit object in Red Sea 26.2.91 and sank 28.2.91

This was the first launch I went to while at South Shields Marine & Tech - Marine Dept.

T - HIMMERLAND    JUL 1967.jpg
July 1967
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Re: HIMMERLAND

Postby magoonigal » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:23 pm

At a very young age, of course!


Keep up the good work Peter, really enjoying all these Black and Whites your posting.....you got around a bit as well!
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Re: HIMMERLAND

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:00 pm

Final dry-docking at Brigham & Cowan on 2 September 1967.
Himmerland 2 September 1967_1.jpg
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Re: HIMMERLAND

Postby teesships » Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:59 pm

50 YEARS AGO TODAY!

River Tyne - 28 August 1967:
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Re: HIMMERLAND

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:26 pm

Launch day portfolio:
Himmerland, Launch day 23 May 1967 (1)_1.jpg
View over the wall
Himmerland, Launch day 23 May1967 (2)_1.jpg
Platform ready for guests
Himmerland, Launch day 23 May1967 (3)_1.jpg
Fore poppet
Himmerland, Launch day 23 May1967 (4)_1.jpg
Not many blocks left
Himmerland, Launch day 23 May1967 (5)_1.jpg
Design team hoping that their sums are correct
Himmerland, Launch day 23 May1967 (6)_1.jpg
Rudder wired for launch
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Re: HIMMERLAND

Postby magoonigal » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:37 am

WOW.

Nice set Dennis.

Rudder also wired to cause maximum damage to any wooden Jetty getting in its way. :shock:
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Re: HIMMERLAND

Postby magoonigal » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:00 am

Built for A/S Det Dansk-Franske D/S, Copenhagen.

HIMMERLAND, although sounding Germanic is a Peninsula in North East Jutland, Denmark.
The largest city is Aalborg.
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