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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:DARTWOODAdded:May 03, 2019
Location:Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Wm. France Fenwick's 1956 Pickersgill built DARTWOOD, on charter to Clan Line, is seen discharging cargo at Avonmouth on 3rd May 1969, exactly fifty years ago.

After one more round voyage to India, she was sold to Greece at the end of 1969 and renamed SPALMATORI CAPTAIN

In 1974 she became PRINCESS AQUAMARINE as which she arrived at Kaohsiung on 28 June 1979 to broken up

scanned from a negative by Richard Parsons courtesy of John D.Hill
Vessel Identification
Name:Princess Aquamarine
Former name(s):
- Spalmatori Captain (Until 1974)
- Dartwood (Until 1969)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:5,720 tons
Summer DWT:12,335 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1956
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Malcolm Cranfield on May 03, 2019 10:57 (1 month ago)
many thanks Mike. I imagine that the cargo will have included some bagged oilseed for AFS.
sharpnessship on May 03, 2019 10:52 (1 month ago)
Brilliant picture Malcolm, any idea of the cargo? looks very light, and a BW Sabrina barge being loaded
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