ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SIR DAVID II
Type
COLLIER
Date
1954
Description
Yard Number: 835

Aberdeen Press & Journal November 21st 1953:
'The Sir David II, a single screw self-triming collier of about 4600 tons deadweight was launched yesterday from the yard of Hall, Russell and Co., Ltd., Aberdeen.
The vessel, ordered by the North Thames Gas Board, London, is 339ft long.
As she left the ways she was named by Mrs Michael Milne-Watson, wife of the chairman of the North Thames Gas Board.
A vessel of the raised quarter deck type with raked stem and cruiser stern, the Sir David II has accommodation for a crew of twenty-four officers and men.
Propelling machinery will consist of a direct acting triple expansion steam engine which will be supplied and fitted by the North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. (1938) Ltd., Sunderland.
Two oil-fired cylindrical boilers fitted with forced draught equipment will generate the steam for the engine.'

1969: Renamed BOWCOMBE
1971: Renamed BRICK UNDICESIMO
Broken up La Spezia, March 1983.
Owner
North Thames Gas Board, London
Builder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
Overall: 22 5/12 x 46 1/12 x 320 5/6ft
Gross Tonnage: 3332ton

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