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Photographer:Bob Scott [View profile]Title:CITY OF BRISBANEAdded:Nov 16, 2018
Captured:January 25, 1970IMO:5073533Hits:792
Location:Gravesend, London, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Description:
10,593 grt; 13,249 dwt; part-reefer; 2 passengers
Operator: Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd. London.
Built 1951 by Cammell, Laird & Co (Shipbuilding & Engineering) Ltd, Birkenhead. Yard no 1210.
Propulsion machinery: 3 x Cammell Laird steam turbines of 14,300 shp (total) geared to single screw shaft. Speed: 17.5 knots.
1970-to The Ben Line Steamers Ltd, Edinburgh, renamed BENCAIRN.
1975-to breakers at Kaohsiung, Taiwan 20/3.
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IMO:5073533
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bobthepilot on Dec 27, 2018 20:45 (3 months ago)
I served almost 2 years as deck apprentice on this ship, and her sister City of Winchester,1964-1966 running on the Mans line service USA/CANADA to Australia. Best days of my seagoing cereer , before becoming a Pilot
Bob Scott on Nov 16, 2018 21:44 (5 months ago)
I agree. Ships didn't all look the same in those days
DDGHANSA on Nov 16, 2018 18:44 (5 months ago)
The good old times. I miss them.

regards
DDGHANSA
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