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Further to John's pics 7903 NEPTUNIA and survivors, I was given the use of this pic by a chap in the FAROE Islands it shows the ship in happier times. Built in 1926 by Cochrane's of Selby tonnage 619. overal lenth 53.5 beam 8.9 Flag France. wrecked 21/02/36. Grounding on the KITTACK rock Brimsness in a SE gale and Fog.
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Picture added on 22 February 2008
Well done again Alan. Would this be the ship on her trials? Looks like maybe the men on the wheelhouse might include the compass adjuster preparing to swing the compass.
The background is like Grimsby docks.
Added by John Budge on 26 February 2008
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