The amazing wartime wanderings of the M.V. Irisbank.

Sistership to Lossiebank, Taybank, and Tweedbank. All of these vessels came through the war OK, and helped by the good speed they ran at – 13kts plus on 2 engines. U boats found it difficult to sink faster ships…

(The author spent 2 years as 3rd Mate on the Irisbank in the 1950’s)

Note the convoy work was limited with the vast majority of the trips carried out alone, somehow avoiding both Japanese and German torpedoes…

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