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POLE STAR - STROMNESS HARBOUR
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POLE STAR - STROMNESS HARBOUR

This pic was taken in the mid sixties, unsure of the correct year. It is possible that the building materials were being used for the ice plant.
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Picture added on 17 January 2007
Comments:
Pole star (iii) 1961 - 1993
steel twin-screw motorship, 236.3 x 40.3 x 12.7 feet
1328 gross tons; 396 net tons
oil engines (2), 2scsa, each 6-cyl, by british polar engines ltd, glasgow
1961: built by caledon shipbuilding & engineering co ltd, dundee, and based at stromness
1993: sold to barefoot rogue s.a. (international marine resources inc, managers), san lorenzo, honduras and renamed rogue
1995: whilst lying at port of spain under going conversion suffered severe damage during hurricane
1997: sold to jean baptiste, belize, name unchanged
1998: whilst being pulled up on a slipway at port of spain, the rails of the cradle buckled and collapsed
2002: believe still stranded on the slipway
anyone have any more info?
Added by I MacIver on 27 March 2007
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Stromness

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