Originally Posted by mikeharrison
I was on the Patrol in 1969 (first trip as deck apprentice) and I remember her as a 16 (thousand tons deadweight ) with those huge masts and being firmly "on the coast" , trading heavy fuel oil from Swansea around the UK and up to Sweden and Denmark etc. I remember her as carrying fuel oil because her rivets were getting to be a little loose for lighter cargoes. I could be wrong (I usually am) but I am not sure that she would have been carrying out a tow off Columbo in her later years? <smile>
Mike see comment later in this thread about my time on the Patrol.