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Old 2nd June 2013, 18:10
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Organisation: Merchant Navy
Department: Deck
Active: 1965 - 1967
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1
In July 1966 at the height of the Vietnam War the Ulster Star left the UK and sailed light ship to Greece where it picked up a cargo of frozen pork (road freighted down from Bulgaria) and spent 6 weeks unloading it in Saigon. It then returned all the way to the UK ... light ship. Wonder how much per tonne that pork cost to ship?
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