Benvorlich III, Benvorlich IV and Benvorlich V

Scope and Content

  • 5 black and white photographs of Benvorlich III at sea, c 1950;
  • 3 black and white photographs of Benvorlich III launching, 1945;
  • 2 black and white photographs of guests at the launching ceremony of Benvorlich III, 1945;
  • 1 black and white photograph of Benvorlich III at Otara, 1952;
  • 1 colour photograph of Benvorlich III in dock;
  • 2 black and white photographs of a train engine being lifted by a ship's crane. Both have "ex Benvorlich" written on reverse;
  • 4 black and white postcards of Benvorlich III;
  • sheet of paper with ship's particulars for Benvorlich III;
  • 1 black and white photograph of Benvorlich IV at sea;
  • 2 black and white photographs of Benvorlich IV in dock;
  • 1 colour transparency of Benvorlich IV at sea;
  • 1 black and white negative of Benvorlich IV at sea;
  • 17 black and white negatives of Benvorlich IV at Newport with attached 2 items of correspondence regarding provision of the negatives between Bethell Gwyn & Co Ltd, Newport agents for Ben/EAC Bulk, and Wm Thomson & Co, 1974;
  • copy of a memo to heads of departments from D. C. M. announcing that Benvorlich IV was to be sold to Chinese buyers, 1975;
  • 20 colour photographs of Benvorlich V at sea, c 1976;
  • 10 black and white photographs of Benvorlich V at sea, c 1976;
  • 3 colour photographs of Benvorlich V in port;
  • 4 colour transparencies of Benvorlich V at sea;
  • 1 black and white negative of Benvorlich V at sea;
  • 1 colour slide showing the hatches on deck of Benvorlich V;
  • copy of a general plan of Benvorlich V;
  • letter or memo from Wm Thomson & Co, possibly internal, regarding amendments to be made to a ships' particulars book. Attached is an amendment check list with the names of 15 ships and also 7 pages detailing particulars of Benvorlich V, 1978.