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Old 19th February 2012, 20:43
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Originally Posted by cubpilot View Post
The China Nav vessel MV Chefoo (sp) which was on the Papua New Guinea service out of Sydney about 1970 and renamed Island Chief was 3 cyl Doxford. She was built in Hong Kong at the company shipyard and the engine was also built at Taikoo yard. The neatest, trouble free Doxford that I sailed on. 6 months on her and not one stoppage
Didn't they have a ship called the New Guinea Chief also HK built ex ??
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