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Photographer:Malcolm Cranfield [View profile]Title:SHIRRABANKAdded:May 15, 2019
Location:Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1960-1969 (Over 3000gt)
Bank Line (Andrew Weir)'s 1966 Doxford & Sunderland built SHIRRABANK is seen passing Portishead, inbound for Avonmouth exactly fifty years ago, on 15th May 1969. She had sailed from Kakinada, India, on 10th March 1969 bound for Glasgow, Liverpool and Avonmouth.

Later: 1981 AL BASEER (Gulf Shipping)
BU Alang 20.11.84
Vessel Identification
Name:Al Baseer
Former name(s):
- Shirrabank (Until 1981)
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:10,137 tons
Summer DWT:16,130 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1966
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Malim Sahib on May 16, 2019 05:22 (4 months ago)
You can't mistake that distinctive Bank boat profile! A time when ownership of ships could be recognised simpl by their design.
MageB on May 16, 2019 02:29 (4 months ago)
I so enjoy this. Thank you.
volker1948 on May 15, 2019 15:20 (4 months ago)
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