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MV Sea Rhine

mv sea rhine (singapore) last ship to leave preston dock Oct.1981

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Paul , what was the reason for Preston closing for commercial cargo?
 

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I understood that the cost of dredging the channel was prohibitive, could be wrong.
 

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yes cost of dredging silt from channel increased,but in the 90 yr history of the port it only made a profit for 17 yrs, out of 90.
 

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Thank you gentlemen . Appreciated. Seems a pity to close what always appeared a busy port.
 

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