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27th October 2005, 10:11
Looking for a photo of the above-1953+ vintage. Registered Glasgow, Raeburn & Versi ( I think ). Scrapped in China 1960's ?
21st October 2006, 19:13
Fred, I thought I might resurrect this one in case someone can help, it has been a while and maybe it got overlooked.
21st October 2006, 20:35
Is this your ship?
21st October 2006, 21:52
Looks like you have either found it for him or made a start - well done Treeve. (Thumb)
21st October 2006, 21:55
That is "Scottish Monarch" but I sailed on her in 1964 so it may be the earlier one he was looking for..
She was owned by Harrisons (Clyde) and the is a photo of her in the galley.
The other one was owned by Raeburn & Virell I think.
21st October 2006, 22:27
When I was looking into Tankers Ltd ships ( so to speak ) I checked out all other "Scottish" prefixes. I still have a number of "wants" for pictures.
Scottish Monarch (1) was sunk in 1941, I seem to remember. Scottish Monarch (2) went on to become Wishford, Demetrius and then "Ho Ping 55" and "Hoping Wu Shi Wu"; There was a new "Hoping Wu Shi Wu" in 1960 ( or rather she was originally Ocean Athlete). So I assume Scottish Monarch (2) ended up scrapped around that date. Scottish Monarch (2) was built 1943.
Scottish Monarch (3) was built 1959. I believe she was, as you say, a Raeburn vessel. There may have been another in between, but I have no details of one.
22nd October 2006, 00:42
Whilst on the subject, there were much earlier vessels, the 1904 Scottish Monarch, 1905 purchased from Monarch SS Co Glasgow and renamed Ceram, scrapped in 1926; and Scottish Monarch, 5,043grt, lost 29th June 1915, 40 miles S from Ballycottin Light; captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 15 lives lost. I believe there was an even earlier sailing vessel by that name.
22nd October 2006, 09:26
Fantastic pic of of superb looking vessel...nice one..!!
22nd October 2006, 12:57
Four photos from the owners scrapbook, plus one of the 1941 predecessor.
22nd October 2006, 13:49
Fine set of photographs Charlie.
It's always good to place these links on Forum,
as Google will not find them always.
23rd March 2007, 19:21
Is this still going on the web....I could not recover
14th November 2007, 15:33
Nice photo. Does anyone know how I could get a copy of GA plan and lines plan as an Australian Shipowner I met last month in Athens is wanting to have a scale model made of it. Harrisons Glasgow closed their office in recent times and I understand that all of their archive drawings ended up in a skip.
14th November 2007, 16:57
Is this your ship?
Thats the vessel I sailed on in 1964 as 1st mate. Running between Aussie, Japan, New Zealand and that favourite?? Narau.
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