Saturday, September 12, 2009

Other Japan Line Vessels

Oil Tanker JAPAN ORCHID (1971)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa


JAPAN OLIVE (1971)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa


Oil Tanker JAPAN LUPINUS (1972)
Photo Source: tankerphotos.com

This source gives the following information: "Gross tonnage: 120,468 GRT / 237,748 TDW. Built by Hitachi, Sakai 1972, broken up Kaohsiung 1986."

Oil Tanker JAPAN IRIS (197-?)
Pictured on JL souvenier matchbox
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Full Container Ship JAPAN AMBROSE (1972)
Pictured on JL souvenier matchbox
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Full Container Ship PACIFIC ARROW (1973)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa


JAPAN MIMOSA (1973)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa



Oil Tanker JAPAN COSMOS (1974)
(No photo available)
Click here to see color photo at Auke Visser's International Supertankers


GODWIT (1976)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa


Full Container Ship JAPAN APOLLO (1980)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa


Full Container Ship JAPAN ALLIANCE (1983)
Photo Source: Fumio Nagasawa



Ore Carrier HOEI MARU (1983)
(No photo available)
Reported in Motor Ship as "an ore-coal carrier built by Kawasaki's Sakaide yard for operation by Japan Line on routes between Japan and Australia."


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