Launch of MV Alk under tow from tug Kerse

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Alexander Gentles Fyfe
Production date
27 Mar 1971
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View of the MV Alk newly launched from the Grangemouth Dockyard under tow from the tug 'Kerse'. She is a cargo vessel with engines and superstructure at the stern.
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Production date
27 Mar 1971
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The Alk was a chemical tanker of 5250 tons built at Grangemouth for Norwegian owners. She was launched 27th March 1971 and was the biggest ship to be built by the Grangemouth Dockyard Co. The crew consisted of 10 officers and 17 crewmen. The Kerse was a coal-fired tug.
Accession number
P02442

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