Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Tuesday, December 14, 1954 @ 1645
SPENSER (1950-1955 General cargo ship 430 feet long of Lamport & Holt Line, Liverpool : 1962 scrapped) Own Page

Lamport & Holt's SPENSER arrives at Yorkhill, Glasgow to load for River Plate

Arrived fromKelvin Dry Dock, Pointhouse, GlasgowPort of RegistryLiverpool (England, U.K.)
Arrived in berth6 West Basin, Yorkhill, GlasgowGross Tonnage6,334
Sailing forRiver Plate via Newport (Wales)
Sailed from berth3 Yorkhill Quay, Glasgow
Draught forward on arrival12' 02"
Draught aft on arrival14' 03"
Cargo carried on arrivalLight-ship (= empty of cargo = no cargo on board)
Commened loading outward cargo1300 on 15th December
Outward cargoGeneral cargo 471 tons
Stevedore loading outward cargoJames Spencer & Company, 165 Finnieston Street, Glasgow, C 3 Tel CEN 5224 (5 lines)
Completed loading outward cargo1500 on 17th December
Draught forward on sailing13' 00"
Draught aft on sailing16' 01"
Engine trialsFrom 0445 to 0610 hours on 15th December