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Can anyone give more details of the above grab hopper dredger than following:
Built at Appledore in 1961 as --? for British Transport Docks Board, to Clydeport in 1982 and renamed Elderslie, sold in 1994 and became Benny Hill, possibly to the Azores
 

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Ahoy Jim,
Eldersie ex Calatria built in 1961 built at P.K.Harris & Sons Ltd.-Appledore[129]
Company:Midland Montague Leasing Ltd.
IMO::5057644
Call/Flag Sign:GMPE
Now called Garrio for J.Conde[Portugal]
 

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Many thanks Ruud as always.
Where do you live in Holland?
I spent four happy years working in Holland for Vetco Offshore who had a factory at Moerdijk.
Lived in Dubbledam Dordrecht and Zwindrecht, best years of my working life.
 

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Ahoy Jim,

Now live in Helmond nearby Eindhoven, was born in Hilversum, and lived for a while in Dordrecht,as well stayed in almost all University Hospitals in Holland, the most of the time in Rotterdam[Dijkzicht,1+ year for reconstructive surgery]
 
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