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m.v.Elk
Ships and Harbours
No: 23614   Contributor: Paul Smith   Year: 1980   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: United Kingdom
m.v.Elk

Elk passing Pin Mill, River Orwell, Outward bound to Teesport after completing short charter to North Sea Ferries
Picture added on 23 January 2014 at 08:16
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Hi Paul,
What year was this photo taken?

Added by Marcel Gommers - editor on 23 January 2014.
In 1982, Elk was a STUFT (Ship Taken Up From Trade) for the Falklands conflict, and made three overnight runs into San Carlos water, to land essential stores and vehicles and re-supply rations and ammunition.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 23 January 2014.
Not entirely sure though I believe circa 1978/82. I was at Pin Mill to get this shot.

Added by Paul Smith on 23 January 2014.
I joined M.V. Elk as Chief Engineer at the builders, Ulsan, Korea in October 1977. I was employed there in that position until I was employed in shore office in August 1992

Added by Mr John Martin on 21 February 2018.
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