Bencruachan IV

Scope and Content

  • 11 colour photograph of guests at a reception in South Korea prior to the naming ceremony for the ship, built by Daewoo, 1983;
  • 6 colour photographs taken at the naming ceremony of the ship, 1983;
  • 1 black and white photograph of the ship being pulled by a tug boat in port, c 1983;
  • 16 colour photographs of the ship at sea, c 1983;
  • letter from Ben Line's South Korea office to the Edinburgh office regarding provision of photographs of naming ceremony, 1983;
  • naming ceremony programme booklet for ship, 1983;
  • 3 naming ceremony programme booklets for the naming of 4 non-Ben Line ships also built by Daewoo, 1982;
  • 2 newspaper cuttings announcing delivery of ship, 1983;
  • 3 items of correspondence between A. M. Peill and Pricerite Promotions Ltd, regarding the order of a whisky decanter and tumblers for ship naming ceremony, 1983;
  • a copy of the brochure: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Heavy Machinery Ltd, A review of initial accomplishments, featuring the ship and a photocopy of the page, 1983;
  • document addressed to A. M. Peill from the Engineer Superintendents detailing the particulars of machinery onboard the ship, 1983;
  • 10 items of correspondence between Daewoo and A. M. Peill regarding text for the naming ceremony brochure, 1983;
  • draft page for naming ceremony brochure, with annotations, 1983;
  • copy of speech made by CJK at ship naming ceremony, 1983;
  • copy of letter from A. M. Peill to Newcastle Protection & Indemnity Association regarding provision of photograph of the ship, 1983;
  • draft press release announcing new ship, with annotations, 1983;
  • memorandum regarding arrangements for the naming ceremony with attached folder with the following text: "A Remembrance of the Daewoo Okpo Shipyard", 1983;
  • 2 copies of a press release by Daewoo announcing building of ship. 1 with annotations, the other with attached photograph of ship, 1983;
  • handwritten note with names and addresses on it, including for Daewoo in the UK, c 1983;
  • handwritten note to R. T. from A. M. Peill regarding content for Ben Bulletin, c 1983;
  • letter of enclosure from FotoFlite, 1984;
  • memo from KAL to Directors and Heads of Departments regarding the sale of the ship and renaming as Sea Esperanza, 1986;
  • letter of enclosure from Tait & Co Ltd, Taiwan, for photographs of Bencruachan III at the breakers yard, 1980;
  • Schedule A document relating to time charter of vessel, c1986;
  • memorandum of agreement for the sale of Sea Esperanza from Crimson Line (Panama) to Ben Line Steamers pursuant to the exercise by Buyers of Option under Schedule A to time charter, 1986;
  • addendum to Charter Party dated 23 Jan 1986 relative to Sea Esperanza (ex Bencruchan), 1986;
  • guarantee to The Ben Line Steamers Limited for the performance of The Charter Party Sea Esperanza by Crimson Line, 1986;
  • delivery certificate for Sea Esperanza. Disponent Owners: The Ben Line Steamers Ltd, Time Charterers: N. V. Bocimar S. A., 1986;
  • handwritten notes regarding technical specifications of ship and equipment, 1984;
  • proof copy of promotional leaflet for ship, c1980s.