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Auckland Star

Auckland Star sailing on an evening tide fom Avonmouth 1975

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Rob Andrew
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Good photo. What's that looking like a pair of hoses/pipes on the waterline amidships? They can be seen clearly in both photos.
 

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I joined Her in Liverpool,18/7/63.as AB.on the Kiwi run.
Can not remember those pipes, but then,I can not remember painting the ships side that trip.
 

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Rob., Probably fitted when ship is in 'Lightship' condition to ensure the main engine does'nt fail due to lack of cooling water when she rolls . Good photograph (Thumb)
 

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