FURNESS BRIDGE

FURNESS BRIDGE

Postby HSA31 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:28 pm

Built in 1971 by Swan Hunter Ltd. at the former Furness Shipbuilding yard at Haverton Hill for Furness, Withy and Co, Ltfd., London. 1977: Sold to Utah Transport Inc., Liberia and renamed LAKE ARROWHEAD. 1982: Sold to Marcona Carriers Ltd., Liberia and renamed MARCONA PATHFINDER. 1983: Sold to Paramount Transport Inc., Liberia and renamed WORLD PATHFINDER. 1986: Sold to Nerice Maritime Co. Ltd., Cyprus and renamed OCEAN SOVEREIGN. 26.3.1992: Arrived at Huangpu (China) to be broken up.
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Launch Day
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A view from the accommodation
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Leaving the yard for trials.
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Re: FURNESS BRIDGE

Postby teesships » Fri Jan 17, 2014 2:53 pm

As LAKE ARROWHEAD see: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=6076

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Re: FURNESS BRIDGE

Postby teesships » Fri Jan 17, 2014 2:58 pm

See: http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/swanhav ... ge1971.htm

Launch day slides taken by Albert Weller - 16 October 1970:
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Fitting-out:
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Nearing completion:
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Re: FURNESS BRIDGE

Postby teesships » Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:05 pm

Slides taken during a ship visit by Albert Weller, circa April 1971:
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I was not on this particular visit. The only face I recognise is that of the little chap stooping centre right who was Sid Norris, secretary of the then newly formed Teesside Branch of the World Ship Society. Sid worked at Tyne-Tees/Dent's and I still meet him shopping in Middlesbrough .... age 90+
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Re: FURNESS BRIDGE

Postby Whickham » Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:40 am

Launch photo by Tony Ecclestone the Swan Hunter photographer

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Photo by Tony Ecclestone
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