Bengloe IV

Scope and Content

  • 1 reprinted article Bengloe from The Shipbuilder and Marine Engine-Builder, September 1961;
  • 1 document detailing arrangements for maiden voyage reception, 1961;
  • 1 black and white postcard of ship;
  • 1 document detailing the technical specifications of the ship;
  • 1 press cutting of an advertisement for Kowloon docks featuring a photograph of the ship;
  • 1 press release announcing that the crew of Bengloe had won £39,340.65 on Vernon's Pools, 1974;
  • 1 maiden voyage card, 1961;
  • 4 small cards with an image of the ship on one side and key technical details on the other in an envelope addressed to Messrs. Wm Thomson & Co with calculations written on it;
  • 3 black and white postcards of ship at sea;
  • 5 black and white photographs of ship being launched, 1961;
  • 8 black and white photographs of guests at launch ceremony, 1961;
  • 6 black and white photographs of the ship's interior, 1961;
  • 3 black and white photographs of ship's deck equipment;
  • 7 black and white photographs of crew working on board ship;
  • 10 black and white photographs of unidentified people, including a captain, having drinks and looking around the ship. 2 photographs have "Admiral Twin" written on the back;
  • 28 black and white photographs of ship at sea;
  • 17 black and white photographs of ship in dock;
  • 7 black and white photographs of the ship docked alongside Bendoran;
  • 4 colour photographs of ship at sea;
  • 6 black and white photographs of cargo being loaded including a double decker bus and various cars;
  • 1 colour photograph of several red double decker buses on board ship;
  • set of 19 black and white photographs: 5 showing ship in dock, 2 taken on deck and 12 of the ship's interior. Each photograph has a name on the back and records that the pictures were taken in London between 25th-28th June 1962 by Maurice J. Napier;
  • 13 black and white photographs of Benlomond VI and 1 of Bendoran IV taken by the above photographer in London in 1961-1962;
  • set of 13 black and white photographs of the ship's visit to Hamburg;
  • 2 colour transparencies of ship at sea, 1 of which is in an envelope with a black and white negative image of the transparency attached;
  • 1 black and white negative of the ship at sea.