CTC Lines

United Kingdom

Soviet-owned company based in the U.K. which chartered ships, e.g. of Black Sea Shipping Co.

Click for larger view as well as views of the interior
Sailings November 1984-November 1985
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Mikhail Lermontov London (Tilbury), Kingston, Tahiti, Auckland, Sydney.
Return voyage: Sydney. Melbourne, Fremantle, Colombo, Port Said, Athens (Piraeus), Naples, London (Tilbury).

(Two southbound voyages and one northbound voyage.)

Turkmenia Singapore, Fremantle.

(June-Aug 1984 only.)

Click for larger view (detail)
Sailings (from the U.K.) November 1989-January 1990
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Belorussiya Southampton, Naples, Piraeus, Port Said, Aden, Colombo, Singapore, Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney.
Return voyage: Sydney. Melbourne, Fremantle, Singapore, Colombo, Aden, Suez, Port Said, Messina, Tangier, Lisbon, Southampton.

(Two voyages only: southbound Nov-Dec 1989, northbound May-June 1990.)

Azerbaydzhan London (Tilbury), Ponta Delgada, Guadeloupe, Santo Domingo, Santiago de Cuba, Montego Bay, Balboa, Acapulco, Nuku'hiva, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Nuku'alofa, Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Whitsunday Isle, Cairns, Port Moresby, Darwin, Bali, Semarang, Singapore, Penang, Phuket, Madras, Colombo, Male, Mahe, Praslin, Aden, Sharm El Sheik, Aqaba, Safaga, Suez, Port Said, Genoa, Lisbon, Rotterdam, London (Tilbury).

(One voyage only, in Jan-Apr 1990. Passage could be purchased to/and from Auckland, Sydney and Singapore.)

You may use my images on another website.
Then please credit them as being from the collection of Björn Larsson,
and preferably provide a link to my Introduction page.
Thank you!

This page last updated April 23, 2011.