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No: 21376   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1967   Manufacturer: Redhead & Sons Ltd., Sunderland, United Kingdom   Country: Bahrain
Strick Line's "Floristan"

F.C. Strick & Co's "Floristan" (9,296 tons gross, built 1965 by J. Readhead & Sons Ltd., Sunderland) at Bahrain in 1967. After the P&O; Group's reorganisation in 1971/2 she became the "Strathalvie" under the management of P&O; General Cargo Division. She was sold in 1978 to Vanguard Bay Shipping Co. & renamed "Alexandra". She was severely damaged by fire in 1982 & scrapped in Taiwan the following year. (My thanks to for much of this information)
Picture added on 27 January 2013 at 09:11
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This looks to be the same vessel as in picture #19787, taken 8 years later.

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Added by Marcel Gommers on 27 January 2013.
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Redhead & Sons Ltd., Sunderland, United Kingdom

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