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No: 14636   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1976   Manufacturer: Stephen, Linthouse, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom

Large Port Line reefer at Glasgow on an extremely foul February 1976 day hence the poor quality. Sleet does not enhance a photo!
She was built by Alexander Stephen at Linthouse in 1968 their penultimate ship, last being her sister PORT CAROLINE. They were the largest reefers in the world at one time.
PORT CHALMERS became MANAAR when transferred over to Brocklebank Line in 1982 and in 1983 was sold becoming GOLDEN GLORY being scrapped as that at Shanghai in 1985.
Picture added on 29 May 2010 at 07:54
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Sailed on PC Aug1970 Jan71 great ship and crew, does anyone know where I can get a photo of her with a deck cargo of wool in bluff, and a photo in Capetown when her bow was stoved in after hitting a freak wave on passage from durban to UK

Added by Angus Macaulay on 10 December 2010.
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