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Clutha river

1962 .. My first trip out after signing on at Falmouth Docks , Cornwall .
Just came out as a deckhand from Vindicatrix .
Photo Taken by me in mid atlantic heading for Maracaibo , Venezuela .


Ships Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa x Beam - 536.5 x 70.3ft
Built in 1952 by R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd Hebburn United Kingdom as " CLUTHA RIVER " for British Empire Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd London) London United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 12.323 / 7.197 / 18.510.
Main Engines : Doxford 2SCSA 6-Cyl Opposed Piston (725 x 2250mm) 67LB5 - 5.500 bhp.15 knots.

1966 Sold to Marguardia Compania Naviera SA, Chios Greece,renamed " ARES III "

21/03/1970: Broken up at Shanghai China.

Tony

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