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Southampton - D90

Postby Whickham » Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:24 am

HMS SOUTHAMPTON alongside Bede Quay at Hebburn. She was repaired in Hebburn Dock 1989-91 after a collision in the Gulf.

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Built as: SOUTHAMPTON
Yard: Vosper Thornycroft, Woolston
Year: 1981
Names:
End: 2011
Fate: Broken up at Aliaga
Data courtesy of Miramar
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Re: Southampton - D90

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:38 pm

A rather forlorn Southampton arriving in the river on the evening of 24 August 1989, after leaving the heavy lift vessel off the Tees.
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Re: Southampton - D90

Postby Whickham » Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:54 am

Dennis, they decided to bring her in stern first so you couldn't see the damage.
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Re: Southampton - D90

Postby northeast » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:37 am

Whickham wrote:Dennis, they decided to bring her in stern first so you couldn't see the damage.


A cunning plan worthy of Baldrick.
i.e. totally useless!
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