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Gustaf Erikson and his ships

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The Olivebank (1892) discharging grain at Millwall.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P70473
Description: The Finnish four-masted steel barque ‘Olivebank’ (1892, 2824 GRT) discharging grain at the Milwall Docks in August 1932. She had brought the wheat from Port Lincoln in South Australia. Built at Glasgow for Andrew Weir, she was sold to Norwegian owners in 1913. She struck a mine and sank in the North Sea in September 1939, in the first days of World War II.
Creator: Unknown
Date: August 1932
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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