Friday photo - Eddystone

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Today's photo is of the Eddystone built by D & W Henderson in 1927 for the Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd.

Specification details are available here.

During the second world war, she was used as a convoy rescue ship from June 1943 and she sailed with 24 convoys and rescued 64 survivors.* The picture below shows her fitted out and repainted for this service.

* Figures taken from The Allied Convoy System by Arnold Hague.

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