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Marland in drydock
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No: 21709   Contributor: Jeremy Thorpe   Year: 1973   Manufacturer: Kockums Mekaniska V. Malmo, Sweden   Country: South Africa
Marland in drydock

The Marland in drydock in Durban for repainting and engine repairs, Feb '73.

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Picture added on 18 March 2013 at 08:13
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I posted this picture four years ago - and every time I see this picture of the Marland's rudder, I think to myself that if the Titanic had had a rudder like this one, she would have managed to avoid the iceberg! This was an advanced-looking rudder for a ship built in 58/59!!!

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