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Collision in Strait of Dover - 1959?

Collision in Strait of Dover - 1959?

This picture is in the family album and the ship appears to be the MV SUGAR EXPORTER.

How can I trace details of the accident?

How can I trace details if the repair?

My father, William Redvers Forster (1900-75), was Chief Engineer at the time.

SEE ALSO MY ENQUIRY ON THE FORUM.

Bill Forster

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If this is the incident i'm thinking of the the masters daughter was killed in the collsion. There was a large amount of coverage in the national press at the time and I have a lot of the cuttings somewhere.

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Crystal Jewel collision was the one where the daughter was killed in 1961. See:-
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=2353&highlight=crystal+jewel
 

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I remember reading about the collision I was a galley boy on the British Aviator on her maiden voyage out of Swan Hunters on the tyne 1958
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