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This lively trials view of the IRISH PINE was taken in 1948, the year of her completion by Redhead's.
 

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IRISH PINE had a sister IRISH OAK. they become AMAZON and ALKYON in
1965 and 1967 and probably scrapped in the middle 70s
 

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I sailed on the ex Irish Elm in the early 1970's it was called the Glendalough
owned by Mullions (Roderick lived close to Glendalough), it was a very old fashioned steamship even for one built in 1953 and it was in such bad condition, I felt lucky to have survived it for ten months.

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I sailed on the ex Irish Elm in the early 1970's it was called the Glendalough
owned by Mullions (Roderick lived close to Glendalough), it was a very old fashioned steamship even for one built in 1953 and it was in such bad condition, I felt lucky to have survived it for ten months.

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That's a new one on me. Used to live outside Arklow (Avoca) and never heard that name before!
 

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Jr Mullion was a shipowner in Hong Kong who took over Douglas Steamship Company, these ships were called Inch.....
later they named ships Ardrossmore Ard.........
They were big racehorse owners, Roderick was the son and lived in Wicklow
close to Glendalough hence the name.
There was also a ship owned by Roderick called the Wicklow, formally cargo passenger ship of Jardines, Eastern Queen (commonly known as the oriental poofter) around the same period.

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