King Alfred (4)

Hover Repair Plan for Big Ships - 1969

Olsen & Ugelstad´s bulk carrier Hemsefjell, 55.120 dwt, being towed from her builder,Eriksbergs shipyard, to Götaverkens floating dock before being delivered to B&C and renamed King Alfred . She never traded under the name Hemsefjell.

Launch - 1968    &    

Maiden Voyage - February 1969

Review - October 1968

King Alfred

Left Rotterdam

6 February

For Brazil & West Italy

Master

G Thomson

Chief Officer

M Meyer

Second Officer

C Pearn

Third Officer

G Jackson

Cadets

G Menzies

Radio Officer

R Harris

Bosun

F Romaniak

Chief Engineer

A Jemison

Second Engineer

G Graham

Jnr Second Engineer

W Taylor

Third Engineer

B Heath

Fourth Engineer

K Gibb

Junior Engineer

R Shipman

L Harding

Engineer Cadets

G Yeaman

Electrician

O Clipstone

Snr Mechanics

D Bristow

W Davies

L Radick

Purser Catering Officer

J MacInnes

Chief Cook

J Ridley

Second Steward

W Barnes

Clansman - August 1972

King Alfred Automated - 1972

King Alfred

As at

10 March

Master

D Lockhart

Chief Officer

J Cowie

Second Officer

C Vickers

Third Officer

K MacLeod

Cadets

P Simpson

J Spicer

P Williams

Radio Officer

G McGariggle

Bosun

H Gerrard

Chief Engineer

A Russell

Second Engineer

L Ord

Jnr Second Engineer

W Taylor

Third Engineer

C Roberts

Fourth Engineer

C Duggan

Junior Engineer

T Clarkson

R Stoyel

Electrician

D Livesey

Purser Catering Officer

R Mortimer

Chief Cook

I Alderson

Second Steward

P Tanner

Rescue at Sea - 1974

King Alfred

As at

8 November

Master

G Beaumont

Chief Officer

D B Morris

Second Officer

R C Case

Third Officer

J E Dingle

Cadets

W G Lyttle

D G Bryon

Radio Officer

P Hammond

Bosun

J Farquhar

Chief Engineer

J Platt

Second Engineer

S Miller

Jnr Second Engineer

D W Howell

Third Engineer

A Dent

Engineer Cadets

N C Reed

Electrician

D Quinn

Purser Catering Officer

D Nixon

Chief Cook

I Alderson

Second Steward

J Robertson

Clansman - December 1974

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

King Alfred (4)

1968

Sold in 1983

55118

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

335920

Eriksburgs Mekanista

Gothenburg

Eriksburgs Mekanista

Gothenburg

Motor 8 Cyl

Burmeister & Wain

12000 BHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

G Thomson

2/1969

Rotterdam

Brazil & Italy

M N Ure

1/1970

Rotterdam

Tuberao

D Lockhart

6/1970

Antwerp

Waterport

R J Miller

8/1970

Antwerp

Japan

M N Ure

6/1971



R J Miller

9/1971



D Lockhart

3/1972



R J Miller

9/1972



D Lockhart

11/1972



F King

5/1973



I M Shearer

9/1973



F King

3/1974



G Beaumont

8/1974



F King

12/1974



G Beaumont

7/1975

Rotterdam


F King

9/1975

Ravenna


G Beaumont

12/1975

Venice



3/1976

East London


S Grant

6/1976

Rio de Janeiro


G Beaumont

8/1976


Key West for orders


11/1976

Off Rotterdam


M N Ure

11/1977


Rotterdam


2/1978

Off Falmouth



6/1978

Bahia Blanca


S Hay

11/1978


Norfolk VA

M N Ure

4/1979

Venice



11/1979

Sweden

Gulf of St Lawrence

S Hay

3/1980

Lisbon


MD Whiteley

9/1980

Lisbon


S Hay

11/1980


Porto Ordar

J K Currie

3/1981

Lisbon



7/1981

Off Lisbon


P Byrne

10/1981


Norfolk VA

R MacIntyre

3/1982

Savuna


P Byrne

7/1982


Paranagua


11/1982

Laid up KGV London



3/1983

KGV


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