Side Ports


Detail from [Kalama] (Washington State Historical Society)

Ever since I read the description of the launch of the Falls of Bruar, I have been wondering if the Falls of Clyde had side ports as well. If they existed, they would have been sealed up when she was converted into a tanker.

The bow ports are easy to find, if you know where to look.

lower bow ports

I had a look at the starboard side of the ship and found the following features in the hull:

side port 1

side port 2

Former side ports? Yes?


2 comments on “Side Ports

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  2. […] mentioned side ports before. Although the jury is still out, in terms of the actual use/function, I believe FOC has four […]

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