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Willowpool

Ropner's "Willowpool" discharging grain at Birkenhead. Completed by A/B Finnboda in 1960 she was 8,972 grt and 12,950 dwt. Sold in 1967 she was renamed "Emmanuel Marcou", in 1982 "Intra Truth" and arrived at Alang in July 1983 to be broken up.

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Remember seeing her in Avonmouth in 1960/61 and thinking she looked the bee's knees compared with the other ships in the dock. Never got the chance to go on board though.
 

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