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Wednesday, 4 August 2010


Ship No 440

Was an order from the local, well known shipping line, Currie Line Ltd of Leith.

The M.V.ZEALAND was a modern diesel driven cargo/passenger ship built for trade between Leith, Hull and Hamburg and the Baltic ports.

She was 2300 tons with a length of 270 feet (L.B.P.) and a moulded breadth of 45 feet with design draught at 25 feet and 6 inches, she was launched from the Henry Robb shipyard on 10th of September 1954, in what was a very busy and profitable time for the Company.
M.V.ZEALAND Ship No 440

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