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Photographer:callen [View profile]Title:Sea AlarmAdded:Oct 07, 2005
Location:Cardiff, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Museum Ships
This was the very first steamship I ever saw and went on board, in 1979. She was preserved in an isolated dry-dock at the Welsh Industrial & Maritime Museum in Cardiff. This museum survived less than 25 years and closure was imminent when I took this photograph on 5-10-97. The tug was then cut-up where she lay. The engine and some auxiliary plant is in a store at Nant Garw.
The museum was sacrificed to make way for the new development of Cardiff's waterfront.
The Museum's replacement opens in Swansea this month for Trafalgar Day. I expect a poor imitation of an industrial museum.
Vessel Identification
Name:Sea Alarm
Former name(s):
- Flying Fulmar (Until 1956)
- Empire Ash (Until 1946)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:263 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1941
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Gerolf Drebes on Dec 30, 2009 08:54 (9 years ago)
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