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Old 1st January 2013, 22:54
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I sailed on a four cyl Doxford which carried four spare liners, which did not inspire confidence.
Curiously, it carried only one of each top and bottom pistons.
I think that some companies used their ships as a sort of a spare gear store.

The picture in #58 does not appear to be a three legger. Looks suspiciously like a centre scavenge at top of picture.

Happy New Year


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