ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOLLY NIGHTS
Construction
STEEL
Type
CARGO
Date
1935
Official Number
163010
Description
Yard Number: 131

Builder's certificate dated 18 February 1935.
Engine by British Auxiliaries Ltd, Govan, Glasgow.
Vessel to be registered in Harwich.

Other names:
CRANBORNE: 1946-54
SEABANK: 1954-1962

On 28 June 1937, JOLLY NIGHTS was towed to Harwich, having lost its propeller.

JOLLY NIGHTS was one of two ships built by John Lewis for F. W. Horelock, the other ship was called JOLLY DAYS. The ship was sold in 1946 to John Carter (Poole) Ltd. JOLLY NIGHTS had a different engine maker to JOLLY DAYS, oil engine 28 C.S.A. 4cy 9 and 13 sixteenths to 16 and three quarters 67hp, British Ruyilares, Glasgow.
The ship was sold in 1954 to George Kearon Ltd., Irish Republic (Dublin). No further information after 1962. The ship had a shorter life than her sister ship that lasted until 1981.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
Fred W Horlock, Mistley, Essex/Ocean Transport Co. Ltd, Harwich
Dimensions
length 130 7/12' x breadth 25 1/12' x depth 9 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 351 ton

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