Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Thursday, October 12, 1967 @ 0720
NEW WESTMINSTER CITY (1956-1970 General cargo ship 464 feet long of Sir William Reardon Smith, Cardiff) Own Page

NEW WESTMINSTER CITY arrives in Glasgow with 9,882 tons of Maize from Cape Town

Arrived fromCape Town (South Africa) Port of RegistryCardiff
Arrived in berth3 Meadowside Quay, Glasgow (with her head east ; bow 1 blind into berth 2) .. used CPA springsGross Tonnage8,136
Sailing forKey West (Florida, USA) for orders
Sailed from berth3 / 4 Meadowside Quay, Glasgow (with her head east)
Draught forward on arrival27' 05"
Draught aft on arrival28' 06"
Cargo carried on arrivalMaize 9,882 tons
Commenced discharge of inward cargo0835 on 12th October
Stevedore discharging inward cargoClyde Port Authority, 16 Robertson Street, Glasgow, C. 2.
Completed discharge of inward cargo1015 on 17th October
Outward cargoLight-ship (= empty of cargo = no cargo on board)
Draught forward on sailing9' 06"
Draught aft on sailing15' 09"
Engine trials17 October from 1915 to 1920 slow turn ahead and astern in berth 3 / 4 Meadowside Quay
Vessel bunkered17 October bunkered 288 tons of fuel oil from oiler CLANITY
Ships agentH Hogarth & Sons Ltd., 120 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, C.2. Telephone CENtral 6535