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Old 6th April 2004, 19:20
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M.v. Glengarry

Glen Line's M.V. GLENGARRY built in 1940 by Burmeister & Wain of Copenhagen.
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Old 28th February 2005, 21:16
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Kriegsmarine Glen

The Glengarry was being fitted out by Burmeister & Wain at Cobenhagen in 1940 when the Germans invaded Denmark. She was commissioned into the Kriegsmarine and had various roles and names. 'Hansa' and 'Meersburg' were two of Glengarry,s Kriegsmarine names and one of her 'choice roles' was a 'comfort' ship for German troops on R&R from the Eastern Front. I believe that at the end of the war, the Admiralty were dragging their feet over her return to Holt's. As a consequence of which, Lawrence Holt, acting on the principle that posession is nine tenths of the law, took a crew and boarded her at Kiel daring the Admiralty to contest his actions-which they never did.
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Old 1st March 2005, 10:03
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Very good painting:the sea and the ships!!!!!
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Old 30th January 2006, 20:22
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Did six trips on her from 1957 to 1960 - lovely ship - happy reliable and a joy to be on!
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I also did 6 trips on her 1956-1959. best ship i ever sailed on. very happy and excellent crew. beautifully maintained . some good runs ashore aswell. we also had a football team that was very successful.
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Old 17th January 2009, 04:38
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Thank you for welcoming me to the Ships Nostalgia. I have often looked at the site and should have joined earlier. I was on the Glengarry during Voyages 5, 6, 7 and 8 and the subsequent coasting trip.

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Welcome aboard, Ian.
I'm afraid I've had to remove the link within your post because it leads to a commercial website.
Please read the site guidelines for the correct procedure.
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Old 17th January 2009, 15:23
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Greetings Ian and a warm welcome to SN. Enjoy the site and bon voyage.
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Old 18th January 2009, 17:13
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Click HERE for an unusual shot of the Glengarry.
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Old 9th January 2014, 19:40
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I have an article on the Glengarry in the January issue of Sea Breezes.
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Glengarry photos

Hi all.
I have written an article on the 1939-1971 Glengarry, but am really struggling to find good quality photos of her at any time in her career.
If there is anyone out there who might be able to help me, I should be very grateful.
All I would need would be an email with attachment of the photo, preferably in Hi resolution or 300dpi minimum. I would of course give full credit when published, or anything else according to the wishes of the owner of the photo.
Needless to say, any help would be very much appreciated - just send a 'PM', and I shall reply there, or to your personal email address if you would prefer.

Kind regards to all,

John Martin
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