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Hi all

hoping that somebody can help me with some history details &/Or Pic of the Atheltarn built circa 1930 1300 tons approx built for the South African feeder trade

Many thanks

NigelC
 

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Acclivity ex Atheltarn. Built Cammel Laird 9/1929. grt.1179 net.568 dwt.1300. loa221ft.8ins, bm36ft.4ins, sdwt13ft.6.5ins. Regards Colin
 

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Thanks everybody for your help and info

I knew you wouldn't let me down

Best wishes to all for 2006 - get well drunk in MN tradition tonight

I'm gonna start now

NigelC
 

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nigelcollett said:
Thanks everybody for your help and info

I knew you wouldn't let me down

Best wishes to all for 2006 - get well drunk in MN tradition tonight

I'm gonna start now

NigelC
Ahoy Nigel,
Quite a while ago, when this item was posted, but found another very fine shot of the ACCLIVITY 1929 courtesy/© by A.Duncan.
 

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Hi Ruud

Many thanks of the excellent pic. This thread goes back a bit and I had just about forgotten it.

Many thanks again

have been around for a couple of weeks so I now another new threads to check out

Regards

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Hello Colin -I made a short trip in ATHELTARN - 23rd Dec 1946 to 12th Jan 1947 { Captain Roberts ] Thames to Stockholm - loaded wood alcohol -discharged at Thameshaven .Photos here .In another of your threads is mention of loss of US destroyer REUBEN JAMES escorting convoy HX 156 on 31st Oct 1941 [ 6 weeks before America entered the war ].I was AB in SAN EMILIANO and witnessed this tragic incident - sunk by U 552 with heavy loss of life .Our cargo was 12000 tons of high octane ..My account of this tragedy is in Gordon Tumber's site - Stan's Life ...
 

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I am due to update a lot of entries on the Athel/Anco site,
please let me know the URL for Gordon Tumber's site, so I can include
the URL on the ATHELTARN page.
 

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Thanks Ron, that will be added soon.
Thanks too, Nigel
- late is what I do these days ( nights ).
Best wishes, Raymond
 

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Atheltarn

ATHELTARN in Dundalk port Nov. 1939, the first armed merchant vessel to berth in the port.. Shown in war-tme grey and no funnell markings. Official no. 161116. Built Birkenhead 1929. 221'.8'' x 36'.3'' x 14'.o''. 568 nt. 1179 gt. 106 hp. Seasons greetings, Charley.
 

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Hi to all looking for any info on athel prince or crown my father enginee on both boats before joining Royal navy Did not enjoy getting wet or fired on by u-boats
 

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Hi there,
Been scanning some slides taken by my partners late grandfather, and we have one that appears to show the Athel Prince being launched. Does anyone know when or where this might have been?
Thanks
 
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