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Photo Details
Photographer:Paul Strathdee [View profile]Title:GLENLYONAdded:Mar 30, 2008
Location:Glasgow, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
At rest in Glasgow/s King George V Dock a few days after the last shot was taken.
Vessel Identification
Name:Emerald Express
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:11,537 tons
Summer DWT:11,722 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1962
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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Paul Strathdee on Jul 29, 2005 12:36 (12 years ago)
Yes indeed.The search for either GLENOGLE or GLENFALLOCH in China went on for quite a while but was not successful in order to bring one back to London for permanent display.I would think they are both scrapped but as China seems to be coming more open,might find out definitely.
Gerolf Drebes on Jul 27, 2005 21:26 (12 years ago)
Wonderfull photo of of wonderfull ship. I loved this class of freighters, when they came regularly toHamburg on the 7o ies. One or 2 of them still were in action in the 90 ies in Chinese waters.
Paul Strathdee on Jul 27, 2005 11:03 (12 years ago)
Thanks for the comments,John.Didn/t realise that YANG CHENG actually was in London-that/s where she must have handed over.Thanks indeed for that info.
John Jones on Jul 27, 2005 09:26 (12 years ago)
That picture hits the spot for me Paul! Absolutely wonderful, great shot of a great ship.
I saw her sister as the Chinese Yang Cheng in London's Royal Docks but unfortunately it was in my pre-camera days.
Thanks for such an excellent post.
John J.
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