coasters

creeler
10th January 2006, 16:58
m.v." HELMSDALE " wondering if anyone has photo of her.she was owned by the northern shipping & trading co ( helmsdale )ltd,aberdeen. built by jos L meyer,papenburg germany 195?. she was lost off montrose in the early 80,s.having gone aground when departing from that port. she traded mainly to wick and orkney with coal & grain from east coast u.k. ports ,with occasional cargo of salt from hamburg to aberdeen when i was on her during 75/76.

ruud
10th January 2006, 17:19
Ahoy creeler,

The Helmsdale was built in 5-1956 for C.B.Simpson.

creeler
10th January 2006, 17:29
i remember the owner was indeed a mr simpson .