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CLUTHA OCEANIC (1969)

CLUTHA OCEANIC (1969)

On trials bulk/ore carrier CLUTHA OCEANIC built by B.H.P. Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Whyalla, South Australia for Hastings Shipping Company Pty Ltd. Launched 17 June 1969 by Mrs J. McEwen. In 1983 renamed CURTIS OCEANIC. Along with ORE REGENT and CLUTHA CAPRICORN this ship was used to haul

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Great picture. I was on the Oceanic for sea trials but cannot see myself on the bridge wing. I sailed on her at various times from 1969 to 1982 as 2/mate, mate and master. I have her bridge bell, her engine room builders plate and the photo album presented to the vessel by Whyalla Shipyard.

Regards candplunn
 

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