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EUROPA on the Forth
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No: 13070   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1979   Manufacturer: Koninklijke Schelde, Vlissingen, Netherlands   Country: United Kingdom
EUROPA on the Forth

HAPAG Lloyd's EUROPA coming under the Forth Bridges in Scotland outbound on a cruise in July 1979.
She was built at the Royal Schelde yard at Flushing in 1953 and was sold in 1965 upon the launch of her replacement from the John Brown yard at Clydebank.
Sold again in 1981 she became COLUMBUS C and sadly grounded at Cadiz in 1984 being taken to Barcelona for scrap in 1985.
Picture added on 13 January 2010 at 17:01
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