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    Singapore 16/8/1978. 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.
  2. Benlawers

    Heading home, Suez Canal 1978.
  3. Benlawers

    Taken at Tomano, Japan 1978
  4. Benlawers

    Taken 6th March 1978 at Matarani, Peru while on a PSNC charter.
  5. Benlawers (V)

    6/1970 Completed by Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd., (Scotstoun Division), Glasgow (Yard No. 514) for the Ben Line of Leith. 12,784 grt 7,570 net 14,750 dwt 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. Benlawers (IV)

    6/1944 Completed by Chas. Connell & Co. Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No. 444) for the Ben Line Steamers of Leith. 7,804 grt 4,646 net 11,130 dwt 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...
  7. Benlawers (III)

    9/1930 Completed by Chas. Connell & Co. Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No. 420) for the Ben Line Steamers of Leith. 5,943 grt 3,755 net 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...
  8. Benlawers (II)

    7/1905 Completed by Bartram & Sons Ltd., Sunderland (Yard No. 198) for the Ben Line Steamers of Leith. 3,949 grt 2,521 net 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...

    Fitting out at Diesel Wharf,Scotstoun in 1970.She had a sad end as a livestock carrier GLOBE EXPRESS, sinking in 1996 after a serious fire.
  10. BENLAWERS launch

    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.
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