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WINDSOR QUEEN

The 1956 Martenshoek built WINDSOR QUEEN, owned by Britain S.S. Co. Ltd. (Watts, Watts) of London, is seen passing Portishead, outbound from Avonmouth fifty years ago today, on 14th May 1969.

EX- WINDSORBROOK (Comben, Longstaff) - 63 NORDGAS - 64 LOCKWOOD (both Wm.France, Fenwick) - 65 MORTLAKE -

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She had a 38 year working life, what I find interesting is that quite a few coasters lasted longer than their deep sea counterparts, when you think about it, the coasters were in port every other day working cargo......

Cheers Frank
 

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Hi
It is a good life for a Coaster as you say when I was at Sea 68/69 if I remember correctly the longest trip I did was about 4 days Bremerhaven to Cork the shortest Penzance to Newlyn the longest trip was in the Winchesterbrook and the shortest was in the Warwickbrook sister to this Ship best days of my Life
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Granty
 

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