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Irish Alder

Irish Alder

Pic of the 6227 grt cargo ship Irish Alder, seen bunkering at Tenerife in February 5th, 1962.

Completed at Hartlepool in1957 by W. Gray and Co., for Irish Shipping Limited, Dublin.

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Did a couple of trips in her around 66/67. North atlantic/Ireland winter, great lakes in Summer. If I remember right we used combination wire hawsers on the lakes. definately easier and safer than the wire hawsers we used to use.
 

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