Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

News Event

Sunday, October 7, 1979 @ 1345
CITY OF EDINBURGH (1973-1992 Container ship 2,952 teu of Ben Line Containers Ltd., Edinburgh : 2002 scrapped in China) Own Page

Ben Line container ship CITY OF EDINBURGH saves 47 Vietmanese Refugees from their broken down boat

Ship's locationEastern waters off VietnamPort of RegistryLeith (Scotland,U.K.)
Vessel MasterJohn PritchardGross Tonnage55,889
Sailing forTokyo (Japan)Deadweght Tonnage48,810

From Ben Bulletin, the Company magazine of Ben Line of Edinburgh, in the January 1980 edition.