Orient City (4)

The Welsh City and Orient City were built in 1977 at Sunderland Shipbuilders Limited, Sunderland.

1977 Delivered to Reardon Smith Line.
1978 Sold. Renamed Searadience.
1991 Flagged by Hong Kong China.
2004 Taiji Star
2006 Zheng Tai. Panama flag.
2009 Broken up India.


Towed astern with a tug
Copywrite © Bryan Boyer.

Master: B.A.G Boyer. Ch.Off: G.T.Parker. 2nd Off: B.T. Hernamann. 3rd Off: C.Swindells. 4th Officer: T.J.Lawrence. Electronics Off: A.J.A.Cottle.
Ch.Eng: R.J.Trigg. 2nd.Eng: A.G.Hodgson. 3rd Eng: K.I.Davies. J.3rd Eng: C.C.Anderson. 4th Eng: R.H.Ashlin. J.4th.Engs: P.B.Williams, M.J.Twitchett. Electrician: K.E.Roberts. Cat.Off: R.G.Pierce. Deck Apps: G.R.J.Faulkner, T.J.Fuller, C.S.Weeks.

Initial Itinerary:-
Sailed Sunderland for Sea Trials 10th March 1977. Returned 11th and sailed for Southampton 11th. Called Flushing for Bunkers 12th March. Arrived Southampton 13th March and Drydocked 15th.March. Undocked 16th March and delivers from builders 17th March. Sails Southampton 18th March. Arrives Richards Bay 7th April, loads coal, and sails 10th April. Arrives Le Havre 2nd May for discharge, completing 5th May 1977.

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Memories from RSL staff. Page No. [1]