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1st February 2006, 20:05
Can anyone give more details of the above grab hopper dredger than following:
Built at Appledore in 1961 as --? for British Transport Docks Board, to Clydeport in 1982 and renamed Elderslie, sold in 1994 and became Benny Hill, possibly to the Azores
2nd February 2006, 06:04
Eldersie ex Calatria built in 1961 built at P.K.Harris & Sons Ltd.-Appledore
Company:Midland Montague Leasing Ltd.
Now called Garrio for J.Conde[Portugal]
2nd February 2006, 20:48
Many thanks Ruud as always.
Where do you live in Holland?
I spent four happy years working in Holland for Vetco Offshore who had a factory at Moerdijk.
Lived in Dubbledam Dordrecht and Zwindrecht, best years of my working life.
2nd February 2006, 23:18
Now live in Helmond nearby Eindhoven, was born in Hilversum, and lived for a while in Dordrecht,as well stayed in almost all University Hospitals in Holland, the most of the time in Rotterdam[Dijkzicht,1+ year for reconstructive surgery]
11th November 2007, 07:38
Calatria worked at Barrow in Furness for British Transport Docks Board from about 1977 until at least 1981 when I left the BTDB.
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