Deira is to Dubai Creek as Richmond Terrace is

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the KVK.  See fotos of that Creek today and a half century ago here.

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Deira is one of 10 4000-teu containerships operating for UASC since 1998.  Many of that fleet call here regularly.  Dammam is the capital of the eastern province of Saudi Arabia.

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Here’s Al-Mutanabbi a while back.   I’ve yet to see any of the UASC fleet launched in 2012, with more than three times the capacity!

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Margaret Moran was returning from another job while Gramma Lee T Moran

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escorted Deira in, passing Brendan Turecamo on the way.

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All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

Check out Elizabeth Simenstad’s blog here, just added to my blogroll.

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