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Photo Details
Photographer:TEDINGHAM [View profile]Title:HELMWOODAdded:Jun 14, 2008
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Unloading coal at one of the Thames power stations in the 70's.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Locarno (Until 1975)
- Helmwood (Until 1968)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:3,228 tons
Summer DWT:4,583 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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John Sudds on Oct 22, 2016 06:41 (1 year ago)
I sailed on the same trip I was the cabin boy John Sudds, I must know you, please get in touch. It would be great to talk to you, lm coming up to 74 now & I not good at remembering names, joined her in immingham the Humber graving dock, the day after my 16 birthday the 4th of march paid off in Cardif dry dock after unloading that timber in Belfast, my email address is
Albertross on Sep 21, 2011 14:05 (6 years ago)
Sailed on ss Helmwood,10 mar 1959,to 11 mar trip,St. Lawrence,Canada,Newfoundland,and Eastern USA,DOWN TO Florida.Came across Atlantic withfull cargo,including 14 foot high deck cargo of timber,in aForce 7 to9 gales.
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