Elbestern - Germany

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The products tanker Elbestern is seen in this photograph while underway in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Montreal on November 2, 1993. Photo by Rene Beauchamp

This tanker was built in Germany and entered service in December of 1992 as (a) Elbestern. At that time she flew the flag of Germany. In November of 1993 she was transferred to the Canadian subsidiary "Rigel Shipping Canada" along with her sisterships Emsstern now Emerald Star and Jadestern now Jade Star. Elbestern was renamed Diamond Star following the transfer, she was re-flagged Canadian and re-registered out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Thanks to the World Ship Society's Marine News, The Fairplay Internet Register and past Lloyd's Registers

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Posted: February 19, 2001       Last Revised: February 19, 2001
Photo by: Rene Beauchamp - Copyright © - 1993, 2000

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