Certainly looks like the Settler, I did three consecutive trips in her
She disappeared from Harrison Line in 1959.
Perhaps somebody can tell me what happened to her?
(Why did I say perhaps?) it's a dead cert. that somebody
will tell me.
On 2.10.1959 she was sold for £55,000 to Liberian registered owners(Mavroleon Brothers Ltd.,managers)and renamed Margalente.Resold for one voyage to Leung Yan Trading Co.,Hong Kong for demolition.11.12.1959 arrived at Hong Kong.1.1.1960 demolition commenced.
many thanks for your reply.
I knew that somebody would have the info.
I asked for.
I left the Settler in Poplar June 1959, so she must have
only made one more voyage after that before she was
A happy ship with some very good shipmates,
one of which, Les Evans the Chief Steward,remained
a friend for many years.
Thank you,your welcome.
If you're interested in Harrison's history I recommend a book jointly published by Ships in Focus/World Ship Society about this company.Full of history,anecdotes and photos of all their ships.Costs about £35 but worth every penny.