Saturday, 18 May 2019

MV GAZANA (May 24th 1971)


On 24th May 1971, when I was 9 1/2, I went with my class from St Saviours primary school in Great Sutton to see a ship being launched at Cammell Lairds ship yard in Birkenhead. It was the single biggest man-made object I had ever seen close up. 

Neither the launch, nor the vessel, was particularly noteworthy. But to me this was a day I have never forgotten. 

IMAGE FROM HERE
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