SAW011711 SCOTLAND (1947). Thomas Ward and Sons Shipbreaking Yard, Inverkeithing. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west. The vessels include a mine damaged large bulk carrier, a small bulk carrier, two large passenger liners and a general cargo ship.

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Details

Title [SAW011711] Thomas Ward and Sons Shipbreaking Yard, Inverkeithing. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west. The vessels include a mine damaged large bulk carrier, a small bulk carrier, two large passenger liners and a general cargo ship.
Reference SAW011711
Date 1947
Link Canmore Collection item 1230970
Place name
Parish INVERKEITHING
District
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 313000, 681985
Longitude / Latitude -3.3959632842764, 56.022915186512
National Grid Reference NT130820

Pins

Identified it at last! This is the Robert Ley, former Nazi "Strength through joy" liner.

Isleworth1961
Friday 28th of November 2014 11:47:01 PM
Tipper trucks on narrow-gauge tracks

MB
Sunday 16th of March 2014 01:10:22 PM
'[something] Star' Registered London

MB
Sunday 16th of March 2014 01:09:13 PM
It's the 'Fresno Star'

Isleworth1961
Friday 27th of June 2014 10:22:36 PM

User Comment Contributions

What an incredible and poignant collection of photos

IvanSherratt
Tuesday 27th of August 2013 10:01:03 PM