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OCEAN MIST (yacht) on Ben Nevis postcard

postcard by Photo Precision, not posted, 5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)
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"Fort William and Ben Nevis from across Loch Linnhe"

Laid down in WW1 to as part of a programme to replace the large number of commercial trawlers lost on minesweeping duties. Completed in 1919 and named Samuel Green. Later that year sold to Mr K.L. Guinness and converted to a yacht and renamed Ocean Rover. Sold in 1924 to the Duke of Leeds and renamed Aries, and then in 1930 to Sir Harry K. Newton with her name reverting to Ocean Rover. She passed through 2 more owners before serving in WW2 as a headquarters ship and then as a torpedo recovery boat. Laid up after the war, in 1954 she was owned by Mr. F.G. Mitchell, renamed Ocean Mist and based at Cowes. She was purchased by a Mr Hobbs in 1960 and was then on the Caledonian Canal. From the 1980s she was a floating restaurant at Leith. Closed in 2000 she was converted into a nightclub and piano bar that opened in 2007 under the name Cruz.

postcard by Photo Precision, no. PT36214, 
not posted, vmf, 
5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)

our ref: SRZ970


Technical specifications

Brand: Photo Precision
Condition: Used
Product Code: SRZ970

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