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No: 14749   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1974   Manufacturer: Smith's Dock, South Bank, England, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom

One of the BP "Birdie Boats" photographed off Gourock on the Clyde in December 1974. She came from Smiths Dock at South Bank on the Tees in 1960.
In 1976 she was converted to an Offshore Support Ship and renamed FORTIES KIWI. She ended her days as KITTY and was scrapped at Alang in 1989.
Picture added on 26 June 2010 at 08:20
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sailed on the kiwi in 64 when 16 as a steward. Went to swansea; alexandria; bahrain and mombasa.

Added by Andrew Yates on 15 June 2014.
sailed on the kiwi mid 60s as a EDH went to the gulf indian coast etc.

Added by Angus Mcdonald on 25 April 2016.
Sailed on her for nearly four years when she had been converted for offshore use as aAB

Added by John Brooks on 20 August 2017.
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