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Saturday, September 26, 1964 @ 0245
ARGYLLSHIRE ( 1956 - 1975 General cargo liner 471 feet long of Scottish Shire Line / Cayzer Irvine, London : 1977 scrapped at Gadani Beach, Pakistan) Own Page

Scottish Shire's ARGYLLSHIRE arrives at King George V Dock, Glasgow to load for South Africa

Arrived fromLiverpool (England, U.K.) via Govan Drydock, GlasgowPort of RegistryGlasgow (Scotland, U.K.)
Arrived in berth8 King George V Dock, Glasgow (with her head south)Net Tonnage5267
Sailing forCape Town (South Africa) via Swansea (Wales, UK)Gross Tonnage9299
Sailed from berth8 King George V Dock, Glasgow (with her head south)Deadweght Tonnage11250
Draught forward on arrival13' 08"
Draught aft on arrival18' 03"
Cargo carried on arrivalLight-ship (= empty of cargo = no cargo on board)
Commened loading outward cargo0800 on 29th September
Outward cargoGeneral cargo 600 tons and 3 heavy lifts
Stevedore loading outward cargoRenfrew Stevedoring Company Limited, King George V Dock, Glasgow, S.W.1. Telephone GOVan 2241
Heavy lifts loaded1st October loaded 3 X lifts, each of 23 tons = total 69 tons from floating crane NEWSHOT
Completed loading outward cargo1100 on 2nd October
Draught forward on sailing15' 02"
Draught aft on sailing18' 09"
Engine trials30th September from 1705 to 1720
Ships agentCayzer, Irvine & Co. Ltd. / Clan Line, 109 Hope Street, Glasgow, C.2. Telephone CENtral 7050