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Old 11th January 2019, 09:40
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Originally Posted by stillwaters View Post
Hi just a bit of useless information, as a young guy in Dunedin NZ probably about mid 40's I remember seeing the 'Maplebank' along side.
The Bank Line "Liberties" were purchased after the war in the late 40's, and the Maplebank was one of them. (ex Samwash).

I was on her in Dunedin 53 and 54 with the discharge of phosphate rock from Nauru and Ocean Island. My recollections of one Dunedin visit was chipping over the side on stages in icy, freezing, weather!
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