EXPORT COURIER - IMO 5111062
|Photographer:||Marc Piché [View profile]||Title:||EXPORT COURIER||Added:||Aug 01, 2007|
||General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)|
|Stern view of EXPORT COURIER as shown while upbound on the St.Lawrence River off Varennes on August 6, 1977.
This ship built in 1962 for American Export Lines became governement owned in 1980 and renamed COURIER. Became part of the RRF in 1985 and went into reserve at Beaumont in 2000.
She is now being stripped of useful parts before being towed to scrap.
Marc Piché photo.
|Vessel type:||General Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||10,882 tons|
|Summer DWT:||12,909 tons|
© Marc Piché
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great shot and a very nice ship, lot of Derrick there, many works :-)
kind regards peter
Two superb shots of a wonderful ship.
I was fortunate enough to see one of this class
when it called at Felixstowe in 1983.
Named Builder by then, but my camera was not up to much then so the slide is not to good. I have posted a scan of it on the site
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great photo Marc
i remember her at Turkish ports at end of 1970s.it is great to see an old friend
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