Pictured discharging chilled goods, (probably Danish bacon & butter) at Parkeston Quay, Harwich, Essex in about 1970.
Launched on 09/12/1955 and completed on 25/04/1956 for Det Forenede D/S A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark by Frederikshavns Vaerft, Frederikshavn, Denmark (222) 1,481 g.t. & 1,990 dwt., as:-
'Bellona' to 1972,
'Tagbilaran City ' to 1972,
'Davao City' to 1984 &
'Wilcon IX' until vessel became leaky and was beached near Siocon, Mindanao, Philippines, in position 7.35.5N, 122.07E on 18.5.86, subsequently being broken up at Manila in October 1987.
Photo by kind permission of Mike Wood.
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Reefers built before 1980 - 3 photos