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Death of a Ship
Ships and Harbours
No: 434   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 1975   Country: United Kingdom
Death of a Ship

The sad ending of what must have been a great ship, one of many that found their end here.
Photo was taken at either Preston or Fleetwood, 02/05/1975.
Picture added on 16 November 2006
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looks like a sidewinder trawler, its at albert drapers scrap yard Hull (cooling towers in background are saltend chemicals). Drapers broke most of the Hull fishing fleet after the Cod war in the 70s. Try www.hulltrawler.net/

Added by Graham Fatherstone on 17 November 2006.
What a sad end cant they scrap it with dignity?

Added by Eddie Groombridge on 24 January 2008.
Picture is at Fleetwood, not Hull or Preston

Added by John Clarkson on 25 March 2008.
No cooling towers at Fleetwood! This must be Hull.

Added by Dave White on 06 May 2008.
Definetly Fleetwood on what was called the slate slip. Cooling towers went later.

Added by Frank on 10 November 2014.
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