An Australian ship in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has been the home of the busiest container port in the world for many years, seeing vessels from many countries. Here we see the Australian National Line’s “Australian Enterprise” underway on Victoria Harbour, with a 1970s Hong Kong skyline in the background.

From the Australian National Line 1978 Annual Report


Some statistics on “Australian Enterprise” from the Miramar Ship Index.

Owners: Australian Shipping Commission
Port Registry: AUS Melbourne
Year: 1969
Flag: AUS
Date of completion: 27.8.69
Tons: 9330
Link: 1437
DWT: 14308
Yard No: 1127
Length overall: 181.7
LPP: 168.0
Country of build: JPN
Beam: 25.1
Builder: Kawasaki
Location of yard: Kobe
End: 1986
Disposal Data:
BU Kaohsiung 23.1.86, work began 1.2.86 [Gwo Feng Steel Enterprise Co]

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