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Gary L
25th October 2014, 02:50 AM

1958 Built by Lithgows Ltd Port Glasgow for Crest Shipping Co Ltd and Registered in Nassau.
Length 427Ft Breadth 55ft 3ins Draft 25ft 4 ins

1968 Sold to Golden Sea Shipping Corporation of Monrovia.

1971 Acquired by Golden Elephant Shipping Corporation of Monrovia

1973 Arrived at Kaohsiung Steel Corporation where she was broken up on the 9th May 1973


Photographer Unknown

David West
12th November 2014, 02:47 PM
I had a couple of spells in the Orecrest, joining her originally on 11th Feb 1960 at Port Talbot as a Cabin Boy, I left in August 1961 and re-joined her in Feb 1962 as Assistant Steward. I then left in June 1962 to take some leave before joining the new vessel M.V. Skycrest in La Seyne.

Don Cook
23rd December 2014, 07:52 PM
Joined Orecrest as Junior Eng 21/12/62 sailed from Cardiff on the 23rd seems like yesterday, not 52yrs ago were do time go?