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Photographer:Paul Strathdee [View profile]Title:CHEVIOTAdded:Aug 01, 2007
Photo Category: Ore Carriers
She was one of many medium sized ore carriers built for various owners in the 1950s and 1960s to serve the new terminals round the country bringing ore for the many steelworks working at the time.
CHEVIOT came from Austin and Pickersgill/s yard at Sunderland in 1961 for WA Souter of Newcastle.She is seen here passing the old Harland and Wolff yard in Glasgow on her way up to the General Terminus ore quay in the early 1970s.
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Ore Carrier
Gross tonnage:13,082 tons
Summer DWT:18,680 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1961
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Paul Strathdee on Jun 26, 2006 09:31 (10 years ago)
Remember them all well includung the watering hole but was never in!!
Must dig out some of the old pics.
chezpinot on Jun 23, 2006 23:50 (10 years ago)
A fab photo--what a reminder of my days in Souter's, on a BISCO charter.Never in Cheviot, but I was in the sisters Irish Wasa (Sheaf Wear),Longstone and Bamburgh Castle. Glasgow-- no allnight working, very civilised for an ore terminal-- and I'll say nothing of Betty's Bar!! ;-)
Paul Strathdee on Jul 27, 2005 11:07 (11 years ago)
Thanks for that.Yes it certainly was good then.The whole area has changed out of all recognition now with the proverbial upmarket housing,retail and leisure developments.I never thought it could happen to the Clyde;then-I never thought it could happen to the Royal Docks and West India Docks!!
John Jones on Jul 27, 2005 09:29 (11 years ago)
That is such an atmospheric shot Paul. Just wish I could be there, then!
John J.
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