CITY OF OXFORD 1948: John Brown, Clydebank

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CITY OF OXFORD 1948: John Brown, Clydebank

Post by Deepol » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:11 am

Ellerman general cargo ship which was later fitted out as the Personal Yacht for Sir John Ellerman. Launched on June 24th 1948 she was completed in December.
She traded till sold to Panamanian interests in 1975 becoming UNION ARABIA.
She arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up on January 4th 1978.
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Trials in 1948
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Leaving KG5 in Glasgow in 1975
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Quick visit to Southampton in 1973 to drop Sir John off.
Paul Strathdee

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