Photo given to me in the 1960's.
Built: 1953 by J.L.Thompson, North Sands
Owners: Albyn Line
Built as: Thistledowne
1955: Port Line Charter, r/n Port Curtis
1966: Ratna Jyoti
1972: B.U. Bombay.
Built: 1920 by Workman, Clark & Co at Belfast
Owners: Commonwealth & Dominion Line
1935: Sold to Counties Ship Management, r/n Tower Dale
1970: Broken up
Built in 1953 by J. L. Thompson & Sons at Sunderland with a tonnage of 5636grt, a length of 420ft, a beam of 59ft 6in and a service speed of 13 knots.
She was completed in March 1953 as the Thistledown for Allen & Black's Albyn Line but two years later was acquired by Port Line on a five year...