SOMERSET 1962: John Brown & Co.Ltd. Clydebank

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SOMERSET 1962: John Brown & Co.Ltd. Clydebank

Post by riverman » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:05 pm

Built for Federal Steam Nav. Co. Ltd., London.

Scrapped Chittagong 1984
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Re: SOMERSET 1962: John Brown & Co.Ltd. Clydebank

Post by Voyager » Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:17 pm

I remember watching the final stages of the construction of Somerset when sailing out of Rothesay Dock Clydebank, in 1962 aboard Frederick T. Everard - Beautiful ship. Friends cat was sent unaccompanied to Australia aboard Somerset! shortly after :D
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Re: SOMERSET 1962: John Brown & Co.Ltd. Clydebank

Post by riverman » Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:59 pm

Unfortunately they don't build them like that anymore. :(
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Re: SOMERSET 1962: John Brown & Co.Ltd. Clydebank

Post by Deepol » Tue Aug 04, 2015 11:35 am

Somerset-P&O-CH-Wiltshire.jpg
P&O corn- Chris Howell collection/ Wiltshire
Somerset-P&O-black-CH.jpg
P&O black- Chris Howell
Somerset-CH-Jones.jpg
As best remembered-in original colours at Durban. Trevor Jones photo courtesy Chris Howell.
Some more of her during her career.
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