Quaysides

Michael Drewery collection


Oldies

 


ocean.jpg (457282 bytes)

The Greek flagged "Ocean" arriving at King George dock Hull on 13/11/1979, just after renaming.She was the last ship
built for her first owners, Halcyon Lijn. As "Oceania" dep Bedi, India 1/84, arrived Augusta 24/2/84.She was arrested 3/84.
Later reptd sold, to be renamed "Monte Spineto" but idle since 1984 and as "Oceania" arrived Aliaga in tow from Italy 6/4/95.

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"Orcoma" arriving at King George dock Hull 20/06/1970.
Sold and renamed "Eka Daya Samudera" in 1979. Finally sold for scrap thus to
Taiwan shipbreakers, Tai Yuan Steel & Iron Co., arriving at Kaohsiung 31/3/1984.

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MSC's "Pantera" arriving at King George dock Hull 28/08/1982.
Built by Bremer Vulkan in 1956 as "Bischofstein", she kept that name until 1977.
Eventually sold for scrap to Pakistan shipbreakers and arrived at Gadani Beach 19/3/83.

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Seen departing King George dock Hull on 07/06/1982, the "Patroclus" was the last of the 8 Priam class
vessels to serve the Ocean Group. She was herself sold and renamed "Rajab 1" later in 1982 then "Sahar" in 1984.
Soon sold for scrap to Pakistan breakers, she arrived at Gadani Beach 26/11/84.

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The Ethiopian Shipping Lines "Ras Dedgen" arriving at King George dock Hull on 18/04/1982.
Built in 1961 as "Ferngate", she was renamed "Barbergate" in 1973 and "Ras Dedgen" in 1975.

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MSC's Kherson built "Rosa S" departing King George dock Hull on 05/06/1982.
1 of 13 "Al Kadisiah" class originally built for Kuwait Shipping Co., she was finally sold
for scrap to Indian shipbreakers and arrived at Alang, 21/9/92.

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Houlders reefer "Royston Grange" arriving at King George dock Hull on 20/10/1968.
Wrecked by fire after collision with tanker "Tien Chee" (1955/Li) in River Plate 11/5/72 killing all 75 persons aboard.
Fires raged for some 3 days and the gutted hulk was not berthed Montevideo until 27/5/72
Finally towed away for scrap and delivered at Barcelona 20/5/74.

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MSC's "Sandra S." arriving at King George dock Hull on 01/08/1981.
Built as "Buntenstein" in 1960, she was renamed in 1980.
Finally sold for scrap through Eckhardt Marine G.m.b.H. to Interways Ltd., and arrived at Chittagong, Bangladesh, 11/9/84.

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Saudi Europe Line's "Saudi Jeddah" arriving at King George dock Hull on 04/08/1982.
Built as "Madisson LLoyd" in 1960, renamed "Nedlloyd Madisson" in 1977and "Saudi Jeddah in 1982.
Finally sold to Chinese shipbreakers and arrived at Huangpu, 28/7/84.

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The Portugese "Sofala" departing King George dock Hull on 12/08/1981.

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P&O's SD14 "Strathdirk" arriving at King George dock Hull on 31/07/1981.
Built at Austin & Pickersgill Ltd., Sunderland in 1976,  she was sold and renamed "Bartolome Maso" later in 1981,
"Olebratt" in 1988,  "Gaea" in 1997 and "Dawn" in 1997. Finally sold for scrap thus to Turkish shjipbreakers and arrived at Aliaga, 23/5/02.

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The 1960 built "Yogyakarta" arriving at King George dock Hull on 04/09/1981.with bow tug "Masterman".
Eventually sold for scrap to Chinese shipbreakers and left Hong Kong, in tow, 1/5/84, arriving at Huangpu 1/6/84.

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This concludes the small selection for now. I still have many more photos to scan, so I will add to this collection at later dates.

I hope you enjoy these photos as much as Michael did taking them.