50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

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50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

Postby teesships » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:58 pm

CITY OF KHARTOUM (5073791), Ellerman Lines Ltd., Liverpool, 9955gt,
completed by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, 1-1946.
1968 BENALLIGIN (British), BU Kaohsiung 27.9.72 [Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co Ltd]

Middlesbrough Dock, 29 July 1964:
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(The first view is noted as being from the deck of the CLAN FORBES but under what circumstances I had been invited on board I now simply have no idea!!)

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Re: 50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

Postby teesships » Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:22 pm

A somewhat "fogged" image of her as the BENALLIGIN in Smith's Drydocks on the Tees on 13 June 1968:
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Re: 50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

Postby teesships » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:10 am

50 YEARS AGO TODAY!

An unfogged companion view of BENALLIGIN in dry-dock - 13 June 1968:
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Re: 50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

Postby northeast » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:52 am

Presumably that's just a chimney on the left in SD colours?
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Re: 50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

Postby teesships » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:43 pm

Yes, George, it was a long-standing feature of the yard. Presumably it had some function, but I don't know what!

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Re: 50 YEARS AGO TODAY - CITY OF KHARTOUM

Postby Whickham » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:45 pm

May have been the pump room for the dry docks? Just a thought.
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