News EventTuesday, November 17, 1959 @ 1915
|MANCHESTER FAITH (1959-1965 then 1966-1969 General cargo ship 379 feet overall of Manchester Liners Ltd., Manchester)||
MANCHESTER FAITH arrives at Ardrossan Harbour from Preston for engine repairs
17th November 1959 and the Manchester Liners cargo
ship MANCHESTER FAITH arrived off Ardrossan Harbour
(Firth of Clyde, Scotland).
Her engines had “broken down” and she had been
towed from Preston, England, by the Clyde tug CAMPAIGNER
(Captain E Docherty), of Steel & Bennie Ltd. Ardrossan
Shipyard had been engaged to make repairs to her engines.
Off Ardrossan the tow was met by another Steel & Bennie
tug VANGUARD (Captain Hendry) and the tugs brought the
Manchester Liner into the harbour, berthing at 1915.
At 0955 on 19th November, with her engines repaired,
MANCHESTER FAITH was manoeuvered from Ardrossan
Harbour by the harbour tug SEAWAY and the Clyde tug
CAMPAIGNER and she left on her interrupted passage to