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half section of 500.000 tanker in Lisboa
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No: 554   Contributor: Michael Koppenol   Year: 1976   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Portugal
half section of 500.000 tanker in Lisboa

With the Smit London we towed this half section of a 500.000 tanker from Lisboa to Gotenborg. Here is she being "peeled" off the quay.

Ed: Not the best of photos due to the glare, but the story is most interesting!
Picture added on 01 December 2006
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The glare you might be referring to is the exhaust fumes of our main engines visible in the top half of this image. This picture was originally taken on slide film and then 20 years later converted to digital.

Added by Michael Koppenol on 09 December 2006.
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