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Nicola (launched 1967)


The 'Nicola' was a cargo ship built by Austin & Pickersgill Ltd., Sunderland and launched on the 29th December 1967.[1] This was the first in a long line of standard 'SD14' cargo ships designed by Austin & Pickersgill Ltd.[2]

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'Nicola's stern frame in place

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Progress shot of 'Nicola', the first SD14

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Wintry scene at the Southwick shipyard

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Double bottoms near completion

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'Nicola' getting a coat of paint

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Aerial view of the Southwick shipyard, Sunderland

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Bottom shell of 'Nicola'

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Aerial view of 'Nicola' under construction

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Moving 'Nicola's stern frame into position

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Work progressing with 'Nicola'

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Bulkhead in position on 'Nicola'

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View of 'Nicola' after two months' work

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Preparing to launch 'Nicola' at the Southwick shipyard

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Launch of 'Nicola' onto the River Wear

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Stern quarter view of 'Nicola' on sea trials

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Deck view on 'Nicola'

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The crew's messroom on 'Nicola'

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'Nicola' and 'Sygna' under construction at the Southwick yard

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Bow quarter view of 'Nicola' on sea trials

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The wheelhouse on 'Nicola'

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Aerial starboard bow quarter view of ‘Nicola’

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Aerial stern view of ‘Nicola’

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'Nicola's engine room

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