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Name: Hudson, Neil S
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article WAIRATA's tow of the tanker BRITISH YEOMAN in 1954 published 2004

Source: New Zealand Marine News 2004 Volume 52 Number 3   Pages 110-113
Title:WAIRATA's tow of the tanker BRITISH YEOMAN in 1954
Article Abstract:25 Feb 1954 the WAIRATA picked up a distress call from the tanker BRITISH YEOMAN, which had suffered a major engine breakdown. The WAIRATA retraced her steps and then towed the BRITISH YEOMAN 1,300 miles from the Angelica Shoal north of Timor to Singapore. The article describes the towing arrangments in some detail and lists many of the crew of the WAIRATA. The article also mentions the tow of BRITISH BUILDER from West Australia to Sunderland in 1955 by various vessels.

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