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WEST ISLANDS
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No: 22932   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1986   Manufacturer: Smith's Dock, South Bank, England, United Kingdom   Country: Germany
WEST ISLANDS

One of the last of the SD14s to be completed seen here in the Kiel Canal in August 1986. She was built however by Smith's Dock on Tees-side and not at Sunderland being completed in July 1986 so was possibly on her maiden voyage when I took this.
See also picture #22933
Picture added on 02 October 2013 at 07:15
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Hi Paul she is now named Sunrise 6 , Vietnam flag as of early 2013 she was at Ho Chi Min up for sale after dry docking and issue of new certificates brokers looking for more than demo prices.Quoting US$1.75 million.Hope this is of interest. Best Regards Alan

Added by Alan Harris on 02 October 2013.
Thanks Alan, not a bad innings for her!

Added by Paul Strathdee on 03 October 2013.
I helped fit her accommodation out, made furniture for her, when she was built at smiths dock south bank Middlesbrough, I watch her being launched. I saw her go on sea trials too, sadly the yard closed a year later.

Added by Ian Simpson on 20 September 2017.
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Smith's Dock, South Bank, England, United Kingdom

WEST ISLANDS on the Kiel CanalCoastal cargo ship 'Gamboma' of 1938CAVALLOADY under repairFLAG MARIABORDER FALCONAMASTRAAustralia StarBRITISH KIWITanker Orange Star
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