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BORDER LAIRD passing Portishead 19.10.70 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

BORDER LAIRD passing Portishead 19.10.70 Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

The 1955 Lithgows, Port Glasgow, built BORDER LAIRD was photographed sailing from Avonmouth on 19th October 1970, exactly fifty years ago today.

BORDER LAIRD was sold in 1972 for breaking, arriving at Kaohsiung on 8th July.

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IMO 5048394 , Dead.
Ship Type : Crude / Oil Product Tanker.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 166.8 / 157.0 x 21.3 mtr.
Built in 1955 by Lithgows Ltd Port Glasgow Scotland United Kingdom as " BORDER LAIRD " for Lowland Tanker Co Ltd ( Common Brothers Ltd Newcastle as manager ) Newcastle United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 11.366 / 6.289 / 16.200.
Main Engine : Doxford 2T 6-Cyl Opposed Piston (670 x 2320) 67LB6 - 6.800 bhp.

1972/07 Arrived at Kaohsiung Taiwan for demolision.




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