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Liberty ship - Built 1943 as Thomas W.Gregory by Houston SB Corp.
1949 Belfri - Belships Co Ltd Norway.
1960 Romance - Panama
1969 Sold to Taiwan breakers but severely damaged by engine room
fire at Naples 31,10,69...Resold and towed to Split and broken up.
 

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Stan,Hi.
Do you know the location? Is it Millwall or the old Tilbury dry-docks?
Cheers John.
 

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I don't know the location John,definitely
not Tilbury as the nearness of the chimney
and the type of crane decide that.
Maybe a member may know.
Prosit,
Stan
 

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Stumps, you could be right although the hills in far distance on the right would be south London/Kent?
If so, out the dock gate, cross the road, and into "The Gun"
Cheers John.
 

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That's right 'KYRENIA' . Used to be a smashing pub., literally 'Open All Hours' - Could be Shooters Hill in the background . Also, if we were in the India & Millwall used to drink as well in 'The Queen's' - those were the days when the clientele would get up on the little stage and belt out a song. Some smashing nights(Thumb)
 

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She was re-engined when owned by Christen-Smiths. I seem to remember reading that it was by Fiat Grandi Motori?
 

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