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Largest Ship

Updated: Feb 11, 2021

The large dry bulk carrier Garrison Point Ship No 520 was the largest ship by size built at Leith, She was the largest ship measured by tonnage at 7,702grt.

Her dimensions where shown as follows- 120 x 19.5 x 11.5 m

The RFA Engadine was the largest by length.

Garrison Point was built to an order for the movement of coal from Newcastle to the Thames in London. She would later be named as Jevington such as shown in the picture below.

She was launched in August of 1976.

Garrison Point seen above as Jevington (Photo credit unknown)

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Barry Booth
Barry Booth
Feb 09, 2021

This was the 1st ship I actually worked on at Robbs!

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