Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

News Event

Sunday, September 8, 1963 @ 1650
AVAFORS (1959-1976 Ore carrier of Grangesberg-Oxelosund, Sweden : Scrapped 1983 ) Own Page

Ore carrier AVAFORS arrives at Rothesay Dock, Clydebank with a cargo of Iron Ore and 5 passengers

Arrived fromOxelosund (Sweden)Port of RegistryGothenburg, Sweden
Arrived in berth12 Rothesay Dock, Clydebank, Glasgow (with her head west and leaving 14 pawls clear in berth 11)Gross Tonnage10,588
Draught forward on arrival27' 09"Deadweght Tonnage15,870
Draught aft on arrival27' 10"
Cargo carried on arrival12,753 tons of Iron Ore and 5 passengers
Commenced discharge of inward cargo0800 on 9th September
Stevedore discharging inward cargoHoneyman Stevedores
Completed discharge of inward cargo11th September at 1615