Whitburn.

Whitburn.

Postby Stephen Swinhoe » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:09 pm

Passing Clark's Quay.

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Re: Whitburn.

Postby TEESMAN » Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:44 pm

WHITBURN at Sunderland 25.08.76
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Re: Whitburn.

Postby magoonigal » Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:17 am

Built by American Shipbuilding Co, Buffalo New York in November 1943 as DPC 100 for Defence Plant Corporation USA.
8 Cy General Motors Engine of 700 BHP.

1943; Transferred to United States Army and renamed ST 768.
1949; Sold to A/S Danena, Aarhus, renamed KRONOS.
1950; Sold to Bergen Steamship Co.
1964; Purchased by France Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co ltd. Renamed WHITBURN.
05 1977; Transferred for £18,000 to Lawson Batey Tugs Ltd.
10.1977; Sold for £36,000 to Fouad Hassan Hamza & Sons, Port Said and renamed ABOU SHANAB.
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Re: Whitburn.

Postby Whickham » Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:14 am

Just found that she was probably broken up in 2005. See:

http://www.shipbuildinghistory.com/hist ... uffalo.htm
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Re: Whitburn.

Postby magoonigal » Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:51 am

Well she had a Good life............62 Years.
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Re: Whitburn.

Postby Stephen Swinhoe » Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:31 am

Great little boats.
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