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Old 8th January 2020, 12:52
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A well written poem. Thank you.

She was very long in the tooth by this time - some 46 years old.
I have just added her history for anyone who is interested and also a photo of her
from my collection as the Fatakada from her previous owners.

Built 1920 by Irvine Middleton - Yard No586 as Cedarmore.
Cargo - Pakistan.
6640 tons.
L128m x B16.8m.
Single screw steam turbine - 12 kts.

Name Changes:
1921 Parisiana.
1922 London Exchange.
1938 Benrinnes.
1950 Fatakada.
1955 Minocher Cowasjee.

Missing in distress 24.01.1957 - 25.30S 68.00E - voyage Darien - Antwerp soya beans.

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