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Aberdeen Harbour 2007

Aberdeen Harbour 2007

A busy day in Albert Basin. Ocean Youth Trust Scotland's ex-Challenge yacht Alba Explorer is berthed next the Eurospan roro terminal. Partly visible behind her are two of the local inshore fishing vessels moored round the knuckle. (This is the spot where the following year, a number of boats were sm

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Aye Aye , see that Maersk boat berthed in the river.....well, the Maersk Finder was tied up there, port side too, a real `howler` of a night. Parted it`s after moorings and started going down the jetty, the bow actually went into one of the jetty `insets` where the ladders go down to the water and it holed its bow.(EEK)
Luckily, the engines were started and ship under command before a real disaster occured..........caused a `bit` of a panic, and the nigh****chman was just thinking about putting another stern rope out too....when bang`!!.....sure I have photo`s of repair being carried out.....anyone who has berthed there will know how strong the current of the River Dee is.............ye don`t get a second chance :eek:)[=P]
Your comment of that incident ` Scurdie`, just brought it all back to me :eek:)
Rgds Allan(Thumb) (EEK)

See link below for repair being carried out (Thumb) (EEK)
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/211077/ppuser/22493
 

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