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Photo Details
Photographer:Dean Porter [View profile]Title:Duke of TopsailAdded:Aug 13, 2005
Captured:IMO:7206770Hits:2,931
Photo Category: RO/RO
Description:
Photo shows the cargo vessel DUKE OF TOPSAIL arriving Lewisporte in 1994. This vessel was owned by Lloyd Bugden in which he was also captain. The Duke of Topsail loaded freight in Lewisporte and delivered it along the coast of Labrador in which a lot of these little communities were completely isolated. All supplies were brought to Labrador from Lewisporte in the summer months because it would freeze solid in the winter. The Duke of Topsail was a lift on/lift off/RoRo
Does anyone know if the DUKE OF TOPSAIL is in operation?

Photo by Dean
Vessel Identification
Name:Duke Of Topsail
IMO:7206770
Flag:Honduras
MMSI:334636000
Callsign:HQTU3
Former name(s):
- Duke Of Norfolk (Until 1987)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro Cargo
Gross tonnage:2,262 tons
Summer DWT:1,450 tons

Additional Information
Home port:San Lorenzo
Build year:1972
AIS Information
Last known position:
26°54’33.91” N, 79°49’13” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
11.4kts, 56° (71°)
Destination:
Location:Marsh Harbour Bah
Arrival:1st Oct 2016
11:30:52 UTC
Last update:
5 days 13 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 October 31st, 05:50:16 UTCWest Palm Beach Fla
2016 October 16th, 05:50:28 UTCWest Palm Beach Fla
2016 October 1st, 11:30:52 UTCMarsh Harbour Bah
2016 March 29th, 05:50:21 UTCW Palm Beach
2016 March 21st, 05:50:38 UTCWst Palm Beach
2016 March 17th, 06:45:49 UTCMarsh Harbour Abaco
2016 February 29th, 05:50:27 UTCWst Palm Beach Fl
2016 January 19th, 10:00:29 UTCMarsh Harbour Abaco
2016 January 18th, 05:50:02 UTCWst Palm Beach Fl
2015 December 28th, 05:50:59 UTCWest Palm Beach Fl
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Photo Comments (4)

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randykey1 on Jan 24, 2015 19:14 (1 year ago)
Duke of Topsail in top form and continues her duties between South Florida, Abaco Island, and Nassau. The Spirit of Capt. Lloyd Bugden lives on! We have kept his picture in the Wheelhouse for the past seventeen years. We plan a 20th anniversary celebration in 2017. Regards, Randy Key, Unites Abaco Shipping
aavenger on Apr 29, 2011 16:18 (5 years ago)
duke of topsail depart burin nl may 1997. delivered to new owners united abaco shipping marsh harbour abaco bahamas.vessel is still duke of topsail and trades between Marsh Harbour,Nassau and West Palm Beach Florida to this date. Regards, Eric Bugden.
Bert Knorr on May 24, 2010 11:16 (6 years ago)
Duke of Topsail is still sailing in the Carabien with United Abaco Shipping Co. from West Palm Beach to Nassau on the Bahama's. I have sailde on the ship as Duke of Norfolk wit Norfolkline. Have a look at http://www.faktaomfartyg.se/duke_of_norfolk_1972.htm

Best regards from Bert
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