Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Saturday, December 24, 1960 @ 0605
FRAGUM (1952-1964 Coastal oil tanker 332 feet long of Shell Tankers, London :1976 scrapped at Hong Kong) Own Page

Shell U.K. coastal tanker FRAGUM arrives in Ardrossan Harbour with Bitumen from Stanlow

Arrived fromStanlow (on Manchester Ship Canal, England, U.K.)Port of RegistryLondon (England, U.K.)
Arrived in berthArdrossan Harbour (Firth of Clyde, Scotland, U.K.) ... assisted by tug SEAWAYReg Tonnage1,280
Master of vessel on arrivalW Thompson
Draught aft on arrival17' 06"
Cargo carried on arrivalBitumen
Ships agentT L Duff & Company, 13 Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan Tel 29 and 40

Billy Fullarton writes :

   I bought this photograph at the Ship Show

in Greenock.

   It's the Shell U.K. coastal tanker FRAGUM 

that I often saw at Stanlow, Heysham and

Ardrossan.   There is no date on the photo.

   In 1964 FRAGUM was transferred to Shell

New Zealand and renamed MAUREA.