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BENLEDI
Ships and Harbours
No: 17050   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1965   Manufacturer: Connell, Scotstoun, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
BENLEDI

New fast Ben Line cargo liner fitting out in Glasgow in 1965. Built by Charles Connell she served till 1972 when she was sold to Italia Line and renamed DA NOLI.
As TINA she was wrecked at Chittagong during a cyclone in August 1987 and subsequently scrapped.
Her name was revived after her sale when Ben Line bought the former P&O cargo liner BALLARAT. See also picture #15409.
Picture added on 21 April 2011 at 10:55
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Worked on the Benled, Benwyvis and the Stonepool in Connells. Very happy memories as an apprentice

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Connell, Scotstoun, United Kingdom

British cargo ship 'Jumna' of 1962Norwegian cargo ship 'Turandot' of 1957BENCRUACHANBORDATXOACONON FOREST in Glasgow CONON FORESTMOUNTPARKNORSE HERALD departureNORSE HERALD fitting outBENDEARG
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