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28th November 2004, 17:29
Does anyone know the history or fate of the ICENIC after 1972....? or any of the other I boats.
28th November 2004, 17:42
look in the Shaw savill section
Iberic became Deseado in 76 (Royal Mail) and St George (grk) 82 scrapped 83
Icenic renamed Aegean Unity 78b scrapped same year
Illyric renamed Carmelia 78 scrapped 79
Ionic renamed Glenparva 78 scrapped 79
28th November 2004, 17:57
Did'nt quite expect an answer so soon,thought it would take days not minutes, but nice to be filled in on what happened to her. She was such a clean ship whilst I was on her with a brilliant crew approx sixty in all and many happy times.
28th November 2004, 23:03
I know, I sailed on the Illyric in 1971/2 and was vvery familiar with other ships in the class. They were good ships, good at sea, and dispite the "slow starvation and agony"(SSA) were good feeders. Gone are the days of Chief Steward,Second steward, Captain's Tiger, Galley boy and Pantry boy. Look at www.coastalcrafts.co.uk for more links and pics.
27th February 2013, 08:36
How many David Smiths were there in SS and A in the early 70's I wonder?
One I recall on the Medic in 1974.
We had a 1st Electrician "Sparrow" and whilst on the NZ coast introduced "The Dog House" to many unsuspecting party goers along with the infamous "Falconer's Gauntlet" presented to the officer who.....
Interesting to hear of the fate of the I boats as I also ave many memories of Iberic and Ionic
Thanks for the memories Dave
Brian. (Joe) Brown
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