Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Wednesday, November 27, 1957 @ 1630
MADRAS CITY (1940-1958 General cargo ship 126m long of William Reardon Smith & Sons : Scrapped 1971) Own Page

Reardon Smith's freighter MADRAS CITY arrives in Glasgow with 8,300 tons of grain from Norfolk USA

Arrived fromNorfolk (Virginia, USA)Port of RegistryBideford (England, UK)
Arrived in berth3 Meadowside Quay, Glasgow, with her head eastGross Tonnage5,092
Sailing forCardiff (Wales, U.K.)
Sailed from berth2 Meadowside Quay, Glasgow, with her head east
Draught forward on arrival25' 1"
Draught aft on arrival24' 11"
Cargo carried on arrivalGrain 8,300 tons
Commenced discharge of inward cargo28 November @ 0800
Stevedore discharging inward cargoClyde Navigation Trust, Glasgow
Completed discharge of inward cargo4 December @ 1500
Outward cargoLight ship = no cargo on board
Draught forward on sailing9' 06"
Draught aft on sailing14' 00"
Vessel bunkered4 December bunkered 400 tons of fuel oil from oiler SHELL DIRECTOR
Ships agentHugh Hogarth & Sons Ltd., 120 St Vincent Street, Glasgow C. 2. Tel. CENtral 6535
Sailed1720 on 5 December light-ship for Cardiff (Wales, U.K.)