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No: 15146   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1967   Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom

Name ship of the class of 8 cargo liners built for Blue Funnel and Glen Lines in the 1960s. This was taken in Glasgow's King George V Dock in June 1967.
She was completed in 1966 by Vickers Armstrong at Newcastle and sold on in 1979 becoming ORIENTAL CHAMPION and converted to a container ship.
She was scrapped in 1986 following damage by a missile in the Persian Gulf during one of the conflicts there.
Picture added on 12 August 2010 at 08:37
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My brother was with blue funnel dave duffy or... bosun duff to most crew I sailed with him atfyffee.

Added by Des Duffy on 17 March 2016.
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Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Newcastle, United Kingdom

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