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No: 13107   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1975   Manufacturer: Connell, Scotstoun, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom

The first of two reefers built at the Scotstoun Marine yard, formerly Connell's in Glasgow in 1975 taken when undergoing trials.
She had a long life and quite a few names after initial sale in the 1980s going to Alang breakers in 2000 as PATAGONIAN PRIDE.
Her sister was LOCH MAREE.
Picture added on 20 January 2010 at 14:45
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I served my apprenticeship on this ship as a Fitter. Construction of the Steering Gear.
I remember it took over three weeks to complete
the main key,filing and scraping.

Added by Douglas Dewart on 29 July 2010.
I was Chief Officer on Loch Maree during building, on delivery, and maiden voyage, and returned as Master later.

Added by Bill Harvey on 18 November 2011.
I think they were good ships- you'll be the judge of that! They had long careers but a lot of name changes.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 21 November 2011.
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Connell, Scotstoun, United Kingdom

British cargo ship 'Jumna' of 1962Norwegian cargo ship 'Turandot' of 1957BENCRUACHANBORDATXOACONON FOREST in Glasgow CONON FORESTBENLEDIMOUNTPARKNORSE HERALD departureNORSE HERALD fitting out
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