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  1. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    20.5.1955 Launched by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland ( Yard No 805 ) for the Lowland Tanker Co Ltd ( Common Bros Ltd managers ) Newcastle. 30.10.1955 Completed. 14.12.1971 renamed NICEA. 20.4.1976 Demolished in Spain, work commenced 20.4.1976. work completed 14.8.1976.
  2. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    A bad day to have the saloon amidships and the galley aft.
  3. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    Decks awash, Border Reiver.
  4. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    Foredeck of the Border Reiver. She is dressed because we had the first cargo of fuel oil to commission the new Dundee oil-fired (hopefully) power station.
  5. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    After deck of Border Reiver. She is dressed because we had the first cargo of fuel oil to commission the new Dundee oil-fired (presumably) power station.
  6. BORDEIR REIVER

    BORDEIR REIVER

    In 60s.Laing built 1955-NICEA 71-BU S.E.De Pravia 1976-
  7. Incoming, Border Reiver

    Incoming, Border Reiver

    About to get acquainted with the North Sea aboard Border Reiver
  8. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    Shipping one aboard Border Reiver.
  9. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    Port out - Starboard home? Here's a time to stay in port or home.
  10. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    "Border Reiver" en route Cape Town to Montevideo.
  11. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    The "Border Reiver" in Brigham & Cowan's dry-dock. I think the Shell tanker was the "Velutina", the all-aft collier opposite is the "Greathope"with the "Esso Gothenburg" astern of her and the "Rotherwick Castle" ahead.
  12. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    Steering positions of "Border Reiver". It isn't clear in the photo but windows had 5"inch brass surrounds and all pipework was copper or brass, all highly polished. If it moved salute it, if it didn't polish it.
  13. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    The "Border Reiver"at the Tyne Tank Cleaning berth.
  14. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    The funnel colours of the Lowland Tanker Company. The funnel band is the tartan of the King's Own Scottish Borderers.
  15. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    I don't want to infer that we never had anything but bad weather aboard this ship but here is another day we should have stayed at home.
  16. Border Reiver

    Border Reiver

    The "Border Reiver" in Brigham & Cowan's dry dock in 1965.
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