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MELROSE ABBEY in Rotterdam
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No: 17354   Contributor: Paul Strathdee   Year: 1967   Manufacturer: Brooke Marine, Lowestoft, United Kingdom   Country: The Netherlands
MELROSE ABBEY in Rotterdam

Referring also to picture #14630; another shot which I took of her in Rotterdam's Parkhaven in September 1967. She had been "taken over" in a block booking by the World Ship Society for a round trip.

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Picture added on 16 May 2011 at 09:44
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I remember looking over Parkhaven and the Muellerquai from the observation deck of the Euromast and seeing the AHL ships below - the cargo liner MV Melrose Abbey and the cargo freighter MV Leeds - around 1963/4

Added by Martin Smith on 25 July 2014.
The Melrose Abbey and the Bolton Abbey: wonderful memories!! From Rotterdam to Hull v.v. On arrival in Hull up north by bus to (near) Middlesbrough, via Bridlington and Scarborough. Our family made that trip many, many times in the 50s and 60s, to spend our summer holidays in Yorks!! I will never forget those crossings with AHL for as long as I live (73 now, so it's a long time ago).

Added by Ed Stolting on 15 May 2017.
Ed - if you go to my FLICKR site you will see many pictures of Associated Humber Lines (AHL) ships including many of the Melrose and the Bolton Abbey - and interior shots as well. Hope they bring back memories

www.flickr.com/photos/146235845@N05/?


Added by Martin Smith on 17 May 2017.
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