Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Friday, April 14, 1967 @ 0140
DAPHNE (1954-1969 General cargo ship 458 feet long of Daphne Steamship Company, Liberia : 1977 scrapped Italy) Own Page

DAPHNE on charter to Frank Strick arrives at Glasgow to load for Persian Gulf

Arrived fromBirkenhead (England, U.K.) Port of RegistryMonrovia (Liberia)
Arrived in berth10 King George V Dock, Glasgow (with her head south)Gross Tonnage6,031
Sailing forBasrah via Manchester
Sailed from berth9 King George V Dock, Glasgow (with her head south)
Draught forward on arrival10' 08"
Draught aft on arrival13' 04"
Cargo carried on arrivalLight-ship (= empty of cargo = no cargo on board)
Commened loading outward cargo0800 on 16th April
Outward cargoSteel Tubes and general cargo 1,500 tons and 2 heavy lifts total 19 tons from NEWSHOT
Stevedore loading outward cargoStrathclyde Stevedores
Heavy lifts loaded18th April loaded 2 heavy lifts totalling 19 tons from floating crane NEWSHOT
Completed loading outward cargo19th April
Draught forward on sailing16' 00"
Draught aft on sailing16' 03"
Ships agentFrank C Strick & Co. (Glasgow) Ltd., 95 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, C.2. Tel CITy 6131

   When leaving King George V Dock for Manchester

the vessel developed steering trouble and was reberthed,

by her tugs, at the nearby 2 Riverside Quay, Shieldhall.

   After about 22 minutes the steering problem was fixed

and DAPHNE continued downriver on her passage to