Palmers, Hebburn in 1950

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Palmers, Hebburn in 1950

Post by kevin » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:04 pm

This was taken in August 1950. In the dry-dock is Wave Ruler, also in the photo are Esso Aberdeen and Esso Birmingham. 15 years after this photo was taken i'd be walking through those gates to start to "serve my time". The yard was very much changed by then with the big dock having just been opened.
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Re: Palmers, Hebburn in 1950

Post by Magoonigal » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:33 pm

You must have been very young when you were born, Kevin.


OPPS Meant to add, Cracking Picture.
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Re: Palmers, Hebburn in 1950

Post by yorkieman » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:25 am

Fine one indeed, did we ever work out names of any other ships on this one, looks like a whale factory at centre with the white riband?
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Re: Palmers, Hebburn in 1950

Post by riverman » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:28 am

Great photo Kevin, those were the days!
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