Launch of M.V. Longfellow (ship No 428)
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
Ship No’s 45 to Ship No 57.
A large and very welcome order no doubt for 12 Dumb Barges and 1 Oil Barge for the East Africa Lighterage. 6 of them at 85 gross tons and 7 of them including the Oil Barge at 58 gross tons. Remember this was during the terrible recession of the 1920’s.