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Japanese tanker 'Taiwa Maru' of 1963
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No: 22114   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1968   Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan   Country: Malaysia
Japanese tanker 'Taiwa Maru' of 1963

Japanese oil tanker "Taiwa Maru" (74,730 deadweight tons, built 1963 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki), owned by Taiheiyo Kaiun K.K. (a Mitsubishi group company) in the in Malacca Straits in 1968.
Picture added on 07 May 2013 at 08:49
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Looks like she was fully loaded, lying pretty deep.

Added by Marcel Gommers on 07 May 2013.
Yes, she was probably on her way back from the Persian Gulf to Japan.

Added by David T. Jackson on 08 May 2013.
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