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Old 2nd September 2017, 22:40
Lucy Knight England Lucy Knight is offline
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Kaohshiung Taiwan ship breakers yard

I was on Shell Tanker Hemitrochus for the last 5 and half months of her life before she crossed the bar in Kaohshiung Oct 1977. She was built in late 50s midships/aft accommodation and originally been San Emiliano2 owned by Eagle oil which Shell took over early 60s. That name was on several of the manuals in the radio room.. She had become even too rusty for Shell! Sad end for for lovely character ship.
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Old 3rd September 2017, 08:28
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I made the trip in 1967 taking RMS Rhodesia Castle to her resting place.
Broke my heart to leave such a beautiful ship in such a place.
Really spooky patrolling all that empty and powerless passenger accommodation.
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Old 4th September 2017, 09:18
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Took the Gardenia B to Kaohsiung in the mid 80s.
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