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Old 4th October 2004, 13:48
Bob S Bob S is offline  
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Derwent

I've got this listed as a Royal Mail Line vessel in Shaw Saville colours, can anyone enlighten me further?
DERWENT seen in the Victoria Dock, London.
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Old 4th October 2004, 14:36
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The Derwent was buit in 1949 at Cammell Laird,Birkenhead as "Persic" for Shaw Savill. She was 13,593tg and had twin SR turbines. In 1969 she was transferred to Royal Mail Line and renamed Derwent to replace Duquesa. Scrapped 1971 Bilbao, Spain
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Old 6th October 2004, 17:48
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Thanks for that David.
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Old 3rd September 2013, 13:07
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The Derwent was buit in 1949 at Cammell Laird,Birkenhead as "Persic" for Shaw Savill. She was 13,593tg and had twin SR turbines. In 1969 she was transferred to Royal Mail Line and renamed Derwent to replace Duquesa. Scrapped 1971 Bilbao, Spain
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