BANK LINE Passages…

The Straits of Magellan

For many years from the sailing era to modern times, Bank Line ships passed through the challenging Straits of Magellan en route to the discharge ports of Chile and Peru, and occasionally sailed back from West to East. (Maritime History shows that few sailng ships used the passage due to the need for expensive tugs throughout)

In 1958 the MORAYBANK had a narrow escape as described below.

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