Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

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Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

Post by Doug » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:33 pm

A posting today on the Scotships Yahoo group provides a link to a picture of Western Ferries first Sound of Shuna still sailing in Kaliningrad Russia.

http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/pho ... id=1847843

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Re: Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

Post by yorkieman » Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:28 am

SOUNDOFSHUNA1962.jpg
1962, 244grt
Assi-Verken, Amal as OLANDSSUND IV to 1973
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Re: Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

Post by mcmahos » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:55 am

Location is James Watt Dock, Greenock.
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Re: Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

Post by Clydebuilt1971 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:30 pm

Was it her sister vessel who underwent a conversion to a house boat or something on the Thames a few years back?

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Re: Western Ferries 1st Sound of Shuna as Vistula

Post by mcmahos » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:47 pm

It was - Sound of Scarba was converted into the hideous looking "Sound" and towed down to Greenwich by Octoply.co.uk where I think she's been moored in the river since.


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