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13th December 2005, 21:46
has anyone got any information on this vessel. I Know that it ran aground in New York in 1966. Any information on that incident and other details would be appreciated. (Thumb)
13th December 2005, 23:15
Not much to start with but there is some information at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/Disaster_C.html pasted below:
Name: CHELWOOD BEACON
Year of Disaster: 1966
Place of Disaster: New York
Vessel/s Involved: British tanker
Official Records: yes
News Articles: no
More Info: CGC YEATON
Couldn't find any more but I am sure our learned colleagues will be able to put flesh on the bones.
Rob van Leeuwen
26th December 2005, 16:52
I have information about this ship and also photo's.
She was built in 1960, renamed Port Miguel in 1969 and scrapped in 1976 at Valencia, Spain.
For a picture send a mail to ********* and you will receive som pictures.
Rob, from Holland.
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