COMANCHEE 1936 - John Brown

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COMANCHEE 1936 - John Brown

Post by yorkieman » Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:50 am

Seen here under her later name ESSO PLYMOUTH 1950-1962.
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Re: COMANCHEE 1936 - John Brown

Post by Woody » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:33 pm

MV Comanchee launched 9/1/1926 by John Brown Clydebank, Yard No 544 ... sp?id=2264

Another image of her on her birthday
2 Esso Plymouth ex Comanchee 1936-1-922.jpg
as MV Esso Plymouth

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Re: COMANCHEE 1936 - John Brown

Post by Deepol » Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:40 pm

As built with a Glasgow registry I see.
John Winters' collection.
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Re: COMANCHEE 1936 - John Brown

Post by E28 » Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:24 pm

When launched 9 Jan 1936 a method had to be devised to prevent Comanchee hitting the liner Queen Mary fitting out and whose stern was causing a 100 foot obstruction.

To ensure Comanchee cleared QM she was weighted with 480 tons of drag chains to swing her clear and when mid stream her anchors were dropped to prevent any chance of a collision.

Yes Paul, Port of Registry Glasgow 2 March 1936, tonnage 3937, ON 164067 as a motor vessel.
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