Stjernen, which means ‘star’, was built in Girvan, Scotland in 1959. I have no information for Destiny below. There’s a lot of fascinating detail at the sea lock, the numbers in the stonework in particular.
Vast amounts of coal were transported to Ireland from Elizabeth and Senhouse docks during the 19th century. Timber, cotton and cattle also passed through this port and hundreds of ships were built here. Fletcher Christian, who led the mutiny on the Bounty, was associated with Maryport.
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