A regular vessel but a very unfortunate name: Shiner.
Same-ish goes for the “Woolloomoolloo” – IMO 9584499…it sounds just a bit..uhm.. weird. (Woolloomoolloo is a suburd of Sydney)
Henry P. Lading
IMO : 8646484
Built : 1930 by Palmers’ SB. & Iron Co., Ltd. – Newcastle in the U.K., nr 1000 as Peter Hurll (tanker)
Converted : 1963 (bow only, rest of the vessel was scrapped) by ??? – Aarhus in Denmark
This must be the oldest still active vessel that will be featured here on Uglyships.com, the hull was basically build in 1930 as part of the tanker Peter Hurrl, as seen on the (more…)
Extreme (Ugly) Concepts
Build : Hopefully not / Not yet
Concepts : a thing that designers design, in cooperation with marketeers to sell their designs. Usually the concept is fitted with some extraordinaire features, shapes & other (more…)
Build: 1951 by Marine Industries, Ltd – Sorel in Quebec, Canada, nr 197
Generally I’ve assumed the fifties to be among towards the end of the golden-ages of classic ship designs (more…)
Build: 1972 by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company – Chester, Pennsylvania in US of A, nr 657
Really, there shouldn’t be anything ugly about this ship. When built in 1972, she was the largest US-flagged vessel ever constructed, (more…)
IMO : 7381154
Built : 1979 by Sumitomo Heavy Industries’s Oppama shipyard – Oppama in Japan, nr 1016 as Seawise Giant.
The biggest tanker in the world, a true monster of the sea : (more…)
Build: 2001 by Lindenau Schiffswerft, Kiel in Germany, nr S242
I admit, there’s nothing ugly about this ship, and she’s really pretty boring, except maybe one little thing. (more…)
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IMO : 1217736
Build: 2008 by C&G Boat Works –Mobile, Alabama in the USA
When I first saw this little vessel from the Staten Island Ferry, (more…)