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Building the "Virgo" - Part-1
All photos thanks to NDSM-Werfmuseum

TT "Virgo"
Tanker, yardnumber 857, 1974.
Client: ZIM Israël Navigation Company, Haifa, Israel, for Gannet Shipping Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Dimensions: 330 x 48.68 x 25 meter.
Launch Aft ship on 15-6-1974.
Launch Fore ship 17-8-1974 from ways 2/3, just like the Aft ship.
 Christening by Mrs. Dora Amelan.
Delivery on 22-12-1974.
Work in progress.
Work in progress. Engine room floor.
The launch of the Aft ship. The man in the foreground is Ir. Herfst, New Building Director.
The launching was done here by pressing a button by the lady with the flowers.
Christening with champagne happened with the hammer and axe, after the two ship's halves are linked together.
The stern is launched.
The guests are waiting for the time to come. The lady performs the launch operations,
get a brief explanation of Director Ir. v.d. Meer.
The stern is launched.
All photos thanks to NDSM-Werfmuseum

See also : Building the "Virgo" - Part-2