Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Thursday, December 21, 1967 @ 0735
CALCHAS (1947-1957 then 1962-1973 General cargo ship 487 feet overall of Alfred Holt's Blue Funnel Line, Liverpool) Own Page

Alfred Holt's CALCHAS arrives at King George V Dock, Glasgow to load for Hong Kong

Arrived fromAmsterdam (Netherlands)Port of RegistryLiverpool (England, UK)
Arrived in berth4 King George V Dock, Glasgow (with her head south)
Sailing forHong Kong via Birkenhead
Sailed from berth4 King George V Dock, Glasgow (with her head south)
Draught forward on arrival16' 03"
Draught aft on arrival18' 10"
Cargo carried on arrivalLight-ship (= empty of cargo = no cargo on board)
Commened loading outward cargo0800 on 21st December
Outward cargoGeneral cargo 1,000 tons and 1 X lift of 150 tons
Stevedore loading outward cargoStrathclyde Stevedores
Heavy lifts loaded1 X lift of 150 tons from floating crane NEWSHOT
Completed loading outward cargo28th December
Draught forward on sailing16' 00"
Draught aft on sailing18' 11"
Ships agentRoxburgh, Henderson & Co. Ltd., 80 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, C. 1.(from October 1967) 0141 221 9891