|A mahogany name plate which was retrieved from the MV CUBAHAMA sometime in the late 1980's by Edwin McGee who found her laid up near Galveston Texas. The photograph is show here by kind permission and is taken from the blog at Sonsofsavages.|
The MV CUBAHAMA Ship No 262
The wherebouts of this old "Special Ship" built at the Leith Shipyards of Henry Robb Ltd in 1938 can no be revealed thanks to Edwin Mcgee and his father who re-discovered her in the late 1980's laid up and half sunk in an inlet in the Sothern States of America.
You can read all about the MV CUBAHAMA and her eventual fate by clicking on the highlighted link which will take you to Edwin's blog.
For even more on this fine old ship visit www.leithshipyards.com for info on all the ships built at the shipyard.
Sunday, 25 August 2013
Saturday, 17 August 2013
|The BRANSFIELD unloading much needed stores at Halley Bay-Photograph by Graham Mawdsley and shown by permission|
There are more stories and photographs on this pretty special ship No 508 built at the Leith Shipyards of Henry Robb and launched as RSS BRANSFIELD in Dec 1970
Along with much more about all the ships built at the shipyard with more information being kindly supplied all the time the ships pages are becoming a must visit for researchers and interested people alike.