ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
RAMBLER ROSE
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTER
Date
1954
Official Number
168594
Description
Yard Number: 240

Launched 21 January 1954
Trial in shop 1 June, in Aberdeen Bay 28 July 1954.
Completed 30 July 1954

Steel screw steamship
Official Number 168594
IMO 5040304
Engine number 312, boiler by Cochran.

Subsequent Names: BELVEDERE (1961); PUTNEY (1965); BALMORAL QUEEN (1965-1968); SOLON; MALENA; KAISIS I

Originally registered in Swansea.

1961: Change of owners to O. Dorey & Sons Ltd.; Registered in Guernsey and change of name to BELEVEDERE.
1965: Change of name initially to PUTNEY then change of owners to Britain Steamship Co. Ltd (manager Comben Longstaff & Co. Ltd). Registered in London and change of name to BALMORAL QUEEN.
1968-69: Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)

1968: Bibby Bros. bought the Britain Steamship Co.
1968: Sold to Eskgarth Sg Co Ltd., London.
1969: Sold to Elias S.Condos & others, Piraeus renamed SOLON.
1971: Sold to Dimsa Cia Maritima SA, Piraeus renamed MALENA.
1972: Sold to Fortuna Shipping Co Ltd., Famagusta.
1979: Sold to Aristos Kaisis, Limassol renamed KAISIS I.
1980: Broken up in Limassol.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Owner
Hughes Holden Shipping Co. Ltd, Swansea
Dimensions
length 225 7/12' x breadth 36 7/12' x depth 15 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 1423 ton

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