25th March 2007, 03:30
Back again, requesting any info on the BOLBEC, owned by Harries Bros of Swansea. served on board in early 1950's, ship was chartered to French company SNC. Coal out from UK to various French ports and then loaded pig iron at Caen for Flixborough on the Trent. Harries Bros also had the GLANOWEN, which operated on the NE coast to Thames trade.
25th March 2007, 14:52
Info on the Bolbec - cannot find picture but maybe someone else can help with that.
Built: 1918 by Campbeltown SB - Yard No 108.
Tonnage - 1,342 tons.
Length pp 70.1m x Beam 10.9m
Single screw - 9kts.
Owners as completed: SS Ardgartan Co Ltd (Lang & Fulton) Greenock.
Flag - UK.
Broken up Rotterdam 18.1.1958.
26th March 2007, 11:13
hawkey01.........very many tnanks for the info.