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DEUCALION'40 (ex GLENGYLE) passing Portishead 20th April 1971 by Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

DEUCALION'40 (ex GLENGYLE) passing Portishead 20th April 1971 by Malcolm Cranfield.jpg

The 1940 Dundee built DEUCALION (ex GLENGYLE-70) is seen passing Portishead exactly fifty years ago today, on 20th April 1971, shortly after sailing from Avonmouth bound for Bangkok

DEUCALION arrived at Kaohsiung on 9th June 1971 for breaking

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IMO 5132006 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam - 154.5 / 145.7 x 20.2 mtr.
Built in 1940 by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd Dundee United Kingdom as " GLENGYLE " for Glen Line Ltd Liverpool United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 9.919 / 3.045 / 9.590.
Main Engine : Burmaister & Wain 2T Single Acting 6-Cyl (620 x 1400mm) 2 x 6.000 bhp.

10/1939 - 07/1946 Admiralty requisition.
1940 Converted to a Landing Ship (Infantry)
07/1946 - 03/1948 reconverted by Vickers Armstrong Walker
10/1970 Sold to The Ocean Steam Ship Co. Ltd.( A. Holt & Co Ltd Liverpool) Liverpool United Kingdom,renamed " DEUCALION ".




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09/06/1971 arrived at Kaohsiung Taiwan for breaking by Tung Cheng Steel & iron Works, commenced 09/08/1971.




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