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14th June 2007, 16:44
Hi Does any body know what has happened to the coaster Rogal built in 1965 and 78gt and was operated by Bartlett creek shipping
14th June 2007, 21:19
HI RICHIE. as far as i can tell Rogul is still trading. i used to see her everyday at vauxhall. it was always her then Roffen then the tracy bennet. hope this of use to you.
15th June 2007, 20:11
Many Thanks for your reply, when was this you used to see her and the roffen, i think the roffen is now a prior vessel
16th June 2007, 03:28
Was ROHOY another one of Bartlett's?
16th June 2007, 09:24
it was around 2000 when i last saw her, yes the roffen is now a prior ship, FRANCESCA PRIOR. she used to deliver aggrigates to battersea wharf, i live very close to this and i was a bit stunned when all movements at my end of the river seemed all of a sudden to stop.
16th June 2007, 16:42
As the ROFFEN she was owned by Alan Jenner and on long term charter to Priors; she was purchased in 2002 on Alan's retirement and as stated became the FRANCESCA PRIOR. She required extensive work and this was helped with a Freight Facilities Grant. ROGUL was sold by Alan Pratt in mid 2000 to Westport Co. Mayo, for fish farm work.
16th June 2007, 19:47
Is She Still Under The Same Name?
16th June 2007, 21:01
If you can trace ships that have gone to the West Coast of Ireland I would be grateful for details. As far as I know she is/was engaged on fish farm work, but getting any response to requests for information is to say the least, difficult.
16th June 2007, 21:21
as far as miramar knows she is still about.
i will ask my brother cos he is in ireland.
16th June 2007, 21:40
Miramar is too all embracing to be accurate at this level, local knowledge and personnal contact are the only way to find out what is going on. Anything you turn up appreciated.
16th June 2007, 21:57
can only ask! knowing my brother he will tell me where to go if you get my drift!!!!!
25th June 2007, 09:47
well he has seen a vessel in very bad condition with the description of ROGUL but he couldnt make out a name.
26th June 2007, 14:01
Thanks for that Nordica this was the most modern picture i could find and it dont look bad but it is 10 years old, its a shame if it is in bad condition http://www.coasterphotos.co.uk/pages/rogul.htm
27th June 2007, 16:31
not looking like that now by all accounts, that is if it is her.
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