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Australind (V) SD14
Australind (V) SD14
Built: 1978 Austin and Pickersgill, South Dock
Tonnage: 9,006
Owners: Australind SSCo(Trinder Anderson)
1980: Sold, r/n 'Maximo Gomez'
1997: Erodios
2001: Nanking
2007: Broken up Alang.

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I can remember her pogress from being laid down to leaving on trials, it looks like she's leaving Hamburg and passing the Hotel Weisse where we stayed a couple of years ago, excellent view of the Elbe especially for ship lovers, the private house on the right has it own naval museum in the garden with a complete torpedo boat and various large guns, sadly it is not open to the public, it can be seen from Google Earth.(EEK)
Regards, Steve.
 

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I confirm that AUSTRALIND was photographed in the River Elbe, on 10th June 1980, during a heavy rain shower - my good friend Gerhard Fiebiger had driven me round the port to that location in order to photograph her
 

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