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Laurentic at Port Adelaide
Title : Laurentic at Port Adelaide Laurentic at Port Adelaide
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Creator : Wenmouth, Bernice M.; photographer
Source : The Wenmouth Collection : Port Adelaide
Date of creation : ca. 1974
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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The 'Laurentic' berthed at, Port Adelaide

Shaw Savill & Albion's Laurentic berthed at Port Adelaide in 1974. Built in 1965 at Vickers Ltd Newcastle Laurentic was a general cargo ship with some refrigerated cargo space. In 1980 the ship was sold and four years later was sent to the ship breakers in Pakistan.
Coverage year : 1974
Place : Port Adelaide
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

De Kerbrech, Richard P., Shaw Savill & Albion: the post-war fortunes of a shipping empire London: Conway Maritime Press, 1986

Haws, Duncan Shaw, Savill & Albion Burwash, East Sussex: TCL Publications, 1987

Couper-Smartt, John PortAdelaide: tales from a "commodious harbour" Port Adelaide: Friends of the South Australian Maritime Museum, 2003

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