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Model maker at work at the North Sands shipyard

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The North Sands shipyard, 1960

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Launch of 'G.M. Livanos' at the North Sands shipyard

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'Amber Pacific' ready for launch

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The pre-fabrication shed, North Sands shipyard

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Naming ceremony of the bulk carrier 'Fernspring'

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North Sands shipyard, Sunderland, 1950

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'British Cavalier' ready for launch

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Launch of the cargo ship 'St Essylt'

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Wheelhouse of the tanker 'Torvanger'

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'Silverbriar' at night

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Launch of the bulk carrier 'Silksworth'

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard

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Sea trials of the 'Empire Halley'

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The bar on the cargo ship 'Silverbriar'

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Aerial view of the bulk carrier 'Sunheim'

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'Fernriver' ready for launch

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'Orenda Bridge' on sea trials

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The tanker 'Nordic Heron' on sea trials

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'Iron Endeavour' afloat after launch

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'G.M. Livanos' afloat after launch

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An engine room debate on 'Galeomma'

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Launch of the tanker 'Trident'

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The tanker 'Borgsten' on sea trials

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard, 1964

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'Gomphina' and 'Hemsefjell' at Manor Quay, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard

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The cargo ship 'Silverlaurel' afloat after launch

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The bulk carrier 'Argonaut' ready for launch

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Launch of the cargo ship 'Troutpool'

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The Eastern Rover and the Eastern Ranger

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'Chinese Prince' on the River Wear

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Sea trials of the bulk carrier 'Orenda Bridge'

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Bow view of the tanker 'Borgsten'

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Crew's dayroom on the tanker 'Borgsten'

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Engine room of the bulk carrier 'Fernspring'

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The Hospital on board the tanker 'Borgsten'

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The tanker 'Spinanger' ready for launch

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The bulk carrier 'Silksworth' at sea

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Launch party of the tanker 'British Cavalier'

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The bulk carrier 'Nego Anne' from the air

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Engine room of 'St Essylt'

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Sea trials of the tanker 'Thorshavn'

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Launch of the tanker 'Busiris'

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Officers' smoking room on the tanker 'Aluco'

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Sea trials of 'Naess Crusader'

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Sea trials of the bulk carrier ‘Gjendefjell’

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'Sheaf Mount' under tow on the River Wear

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Launch of the tanker 'Spinanger'

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Shipyard workers at a cold frame bending machine

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Galley on the tanker 'Aluco'

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Launch of the tanker 'Esso Caernarvon'

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Deck view on the tanker 'Aluco'

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A River Wear scene

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Construction of the bulk carrier 'Fernriver'

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Deck view on the 'Hoegh Ranger'

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Painting the tanker 'Borgsten'

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The tanker 'Daphnella' under tow on the River Wear

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Launch party of the cargo ship 'Eastern Rover'

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An apprentice heating rivets at J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd

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The tanker 'Atheltemplar' on the River Wear

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The tanker 'Haukefjell' on sea trials

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Launch of the tanker 'North Sands'

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'North Sands' afloat after launch

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'Thorshavn' afloat after launch

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The tanker 'Eastgate' on sea trials

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The cargo ship 'Eastern Glory' after launch

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Ships on the River Wear, Sunderland

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North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland

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Mooring the tanker 'Spinanger' after launch

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'Eastern Glory' on the River Wear

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A master model maker at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

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Launch of the tanker 'British Venture'

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Launch party of the 'Kosmaj'

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'Naess Crusdaer' from the air

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'Naess Crusader' on sea trials

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Naess Crusader (launched 1972)
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Naess Crusader (launched 1972)
- Naess Crusader was Sunderland's longest ship at 291.74m in length, built by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd at the North Sands Shipyard. The bulk carrier oil and ore ship was launched on 21/12/1972 ...
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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard, 1973

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Nordic Chieftain under construction

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