Shipping notes No. 158 (May/June).

Bideford Quay.

Vessel due to load for Castellon early July.

Yelland

Deo Gloria 26.5. (2 Trips), 27.5 (2 trips ), 28.5 (2 Trips), 29.5 (2 Trips), 30.5 (2 trips), 31.5 (2 Trips), 1.6. (2 Trips), 2.6. (2 trips), 3.6 ( 2 trips), 4.6.( 2 trips), 5.6 (2 trips), 6.6. (2 trips; after this trip vessel proceeded to Avonmouth). 7.6 This trip was with dredged sand from Culver off Bridgewater), 8/6 (Sand from Culver), 9.6 (last trip; the vessel then proceeded to her base at Garston via Milford Haven).

Appledore.

LE George Bernard Shaw still fitting out: first trials in July.

 

Bristol Channel observations.

11.5 at 09.05 vehicle carrier Neptune Aegli, 6,580 tons d.w., owners Aegi Shipping Co Greece, inward bound for Portbury. At 1853 vehicle carrier Glovis Prestige, 11,196 tons d.w., owners Ray Car Carriers Israel, outward bound from Portbury having sailed 14.02.

12.5 at 10.55 vehicle carrier Grande Colonia, 12,292 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy inward bound for Portbury. (Also seen again at 13.45 13.5 having sailed from Portbury at 09.03). At 19.17 vehicle carrier Cape Town Highway, 21,996 tons d.w., owners Kawasaki Kisen KK, Japan inward bound for Portbury.

13.5 at approx 1800 hrs people may have spotted a large cruise ship to the west of Lundy; this was the Queen Victoria, 90,049 tons gross, owners Cunard Line; vessel was enroute to Cobh in Ireland. At 21.20 vehicle carrier Boheme, 28,360 tons d.w., owners Wallenius Wilhelmsen Norway and Sweden, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 16.41 hrs.

18.5 at 12.32 vehicle carrier Neptune Aegli, 6,580 tons d..w., owners Aegli Shipping Co Greece, inward bound for Portbury.

20.5 at 0743 vehicle carrier Grande Napoli ,14,565 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury. At 10.20 container vessel Fesco Askold, 13,806 tons d.w., owners Astro Moon Shipping Co Russia, inward bound for Portbury. At 13.07 self discharging bulk carrier Yeoman Bank, 38,997 tons d.w., owners Aggregate Industries Ltd UK, inward bound for Portbury.

22.5 at 14.58 vehicle carrier Emerald Leader, 12,300 tons d.w., owners Ray Car Carrier Israel, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 10.27.

24.5 at 07.37 vehicle carrier Grande Benin, 26,097 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 03.14.

27.5 at 15.15 container ship E R Hobart, 13,897 tons d.w., owners unknown, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 09.41.

28.5 at 15.35 vehicle carrier Rcc Prestige, 11,196 tons d.w owners Prestige Ray Ltd Isle of Man inward bound for Portbury. (Seen again at 15.05 29.5 outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 10.26).

31.5 at 14.55 vehicle carrier Euphrates Highway, 18,887 tons d.w., owners Kawaski Kisen KK Japan, inward bound for Portbury.

3.6 at 07.13 bulk carrier Danship Bulker, 28,876 tons d.w., owners Bidsra & Co A/S Norway, inward bound for Avonmouth. At 15.15 vehicle carrier Altair Leader, 18,688 tons d.w., owners Nippon Yusen Kaisa Japan, inward bound for Portbury. At 15.35 cargo vessel Arklow Brave, 8,886 tons d.w., owners Glenthorne Shipping Ltd Ireland, inward bound for Avonmouth.

4.6 at 07.14 bulk carrier Saga Falcon, 55,596 tons d.w., owners Saga Welco A/A Norway, outward bound from Portbury having sailed at 01.28. At 15.05 cargo vessel Marten, 3,801 tons d.w., owners Marten Herman Lohmann Germany, inward bound for Avonmouth. At 16.00 vehicle carrier Polaris Highway, 20,494 tons d.w., owners Manatee Navigation SA Japan, inward bound for Portbury. At 20.06 vehicle carrier Grande Mediterraneo, 18,427 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury.

5.6 at 06.45 vehicle carrier Vega Leader, 12,553 tons d.w., owners Aries Delmar Compania Japan, inward bound for Portbury. At 16.29 vehicle carrier Grande Sicilia, 12,353 tons d.w., owners Grimaldi Line of Italy, inward bound for Portbury.

10.6 at 11.03 ro-ro vessel Ciudad de Cadiz, 3,500 tons d.w., owners Anja 2 SNC France, inward bound for Portbury. At 21.40 vehicle carrier Morning Leda, 27297 tons d.w., owners Eukor car carriers S. Korea, inward bound for Portbury.

Regards,

Norman.

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