ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LESTRIS
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1946
Official Number
181027
Description
Yard Number: 789
Cruiser stern
Launched 5th February 1946

Port of Registry: Liverpool

Info. from Burntisland Hall Russell Journal Vol 20, No. 2, p37-38:
Sister ships KITTIWAKE, built at Burntisland and MERGANISEA.
Launched by Mrs McGaw, wife of Flying Officer J A McGaw.
Journal has the following photos:
(1) 'Lestris' after launch
(2) Mrs McGaw & Mr Davies at launch

Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1954/55.
Shipowner
British & Continental SS Co. Ltd, Liverpool
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 290' 9" x breadth 43' 7" x depth 19' 7"
Gross Tonnage: 2025 ton

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