She in the course of her final voyage for Ben Line, she was sold in October 1978.
Built 1970 for Ben Line.
1978 sold and renamed Globe Express.
converted to livestock carrier
1981 sold and renamed Uniceb.
1996 fire and sank.
6/1970 Completed by Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd., (Scotstoun Division), Glasgow (Yard No. 514) for the Ben Line of Leith.
600 x 82 x 31'
9 Cylinder Sulzer, 26,100 bhp by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow. 21.5 knots.
10/1978 Sold to Zepconcorde Inc. (Horst...
6/1944 Completed by Chas. Connell & Co. Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No. 444) for the Ben Line Steamers of Leith.
475 x 60 x 30'
Turbines (2) 7,500 shp by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd., Glasgow. 15 knots.
20/2/1968 Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Nan Seng Steel...
9/1930 Completed by Chas. Connell & Co. Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No. 420) for the Ben Line Steamers of Leith.
429 x 54 x 30'
Quadruple expansion, 3,000 ihp by D. Rowan & Co. Ltd., Glasgow. 12.5 knots.
6/10/1940 Torpedoed and sunk by U-123 in position 53.20 N. 26.10 W. in the...
7/1905 Completed by Bartram & Sons Ltd., Sunderland (Yard No. 198) for the Ben Line Steamers of Leith.
378 x 46 x 18'
Triple expansion, 1,750 ihp by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland. In 1919 re-engined . Triple expansion, 2,350 ihp by J. G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd...
Interested to see the shot of her in the London Docks.This is her launch on a very grey 23rd January 1970. I just happened to be going round the docks in Glasgow that day and was unaware that she was being launched.I just came round a shed corner when she went in hence the poor photo.