ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LANARKBROOK
Construction
STEEL
Type
CARGO
Date
1950
Official Number
183210
Description
Yard Number: 223

Date of Build/Launch: April 1950
Trial trip in Aberdeen Bay 28 March 1950

Raised quarter deck cargo vessel

Engine number 294- triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine by John Lewis - machinery numeral 159, single ended boiler of 200 lbs p.s.i. by Denny, Dumbarton.
Nachinery aft. Fitted for oil fuel. F.P. above 150°F.
1 deck, cruiser stern, quarter deck 113 feet, poop deck 51 feet, bridge deck 13 feet, forecastle 26 feet.
No cargo battens fitted in the holds.
Cellular double bottom tank of 0.33 tons capacity.
Fore peak tank 100 tons and aft peak tank 36 ton.

Owners Williamstown Shipping Company, registered London, managers Comben Longstaff & Co. Ltd.

Lloyd's Register 1951/52 gives owner as Williamstown Shipping Co. Ltd of 24 St. Mary Axe, London E.C.3 and managers as Comben Longstaff & Co. of the same address.

6th January 1955 sunk by collision near Berville in River Seine carrying coal from Rouen to Poole.

Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
Williamstown Shipping Co. Ltd, London
Dimensions
length 206' 1" x breadth 31' 7" x depth 12' 2"
gross tonnage: 982 ton

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