A Dutch photo postcard featuring the British cargo ship Spanker which ran aground at the Hook of Holland on 7th/8th August 1954. She was built in 1936 as the Springwood, becoming the Highwood in 1937 and the Spanker in the same year that she ran aground. She was a total loss. (Looks like she is being dismantled in the photo. Card is postally used in the Hook of Holland in 1955 and carries an advert for a local Café on the reverse. Light corner and edge wear and some light surface indentations, including and indentation from the postal cancellation. some other light surface marks. Clean to the reverse. (VG)
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