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And see "VELMA" as : Zenit Juno & Juno & Ta'kuntah
"Velma".
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"Velma" anchored off the Texas coast, USA, 1981.
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 "Velma".
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 "Velma", sadly a photo with some rare colours.
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"Velma".
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 "Velma", laid up.
Thomas Dore, wrote to me :
Dear Auke,
I have just hade my daily visit to you excellent website where I can find several vessels that I have worked on.
30 years at sea on mainly ULCC steam turbines and the last 5 years on LNG steam turbine on the old generation.
LNG Bonny and LNG Finima. I have been sailing on several og the Kockums (Sweden) built ULCC for Swedish
former owner Salen. On the pic 2 of Mystery tankers I belive that this is one of the last series built for Norwegian
owner Simonssen. The vessels were delivered but payment was canceled and the vessels were taken over by
the Swedish state controlled shipping owner Zenit. This must be T/T Velma. They had the typical
cockpit bridge design. The only two of 21 built 357 000 Dwt. The later became ZENIT KRAKA and KRAKA.

The Miramar Ship Index for
VELMA
IDNo / IMO
7389493
Year
1977
Name
VELMA
Flag
NOR
Owner
Ditlev Simonsen Rederi I A/S
Type
Tanker
Tons
178445
DWT
357632
LOA
362,60
LPP
350,00
Beam
60,10
Dept
28,90
Draft
22,33
Machinery
1ST-15.5
kW
29422
ShipDesign
ULCC
Builder
Kockums Mek.Verksted AB.
Yard
Malmo
Yard No
555
Country built
SWE
Keel
23.03.11977
Launch
29.10.1977
Completed
30.12.1977
Subsequent History
1985a ZENIT JUNO - Suecia Shipping I A/S
1985B ZENIT JUNO - Suecia Shipping I A/S
1986 JUNO - Workworth Shipping Inc.
1989 JUNO - Argo Bellona Shipping Ltd.
1990 JUNO - Argo Bellona Shipping Ltd
1991 JUNO - Argo Juno Shipping Ltd.
1997 Converted to FPSO tanker.
1997 TA'KUNTAH - Contarell PSO Inc. ( Modec Inc. )
End
1999
Disposal Data
Deleted 1999/2000 as non-propelled hulk