Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

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Saturday, December 11, 1954 @ 1210
COOLSINGEL (1953-1955 General cargo coaster 53.25m 175 feet of N.V. Import & Transport company 'Invotra',Rotterdam : 1966-1970 as LAIRDSFIELD : 1970 sank) Own Page

Netherlands coaster COOLSINGEL arrives at Queen's Dock, Glasgow to load pig iron for Rotterdam

Arrived fromMeadowside Quay, GlasgowPort of RegistryRotterdam (Netherlands)
Arrived in berth12 Queen's Dock, Glasgow (with her head east)Net Tonnage251
Sailing forRotterdam (Netherlands)Gross Tonnage499
Sailed from berth12 Queen's Dock, Glasgow (with her head east)Deadweght Tonnage775
Draught forward on arrival5' 05"
Draught aft on arrival7' 09"
Cargo carried on arrivalLight-ship (= empty of cargo = no cargo on board)
Commened loading outward cargo0800 on 12th December
Outward cargoPig Iron 700 tons
Stevedore loading outward cargoJ F Wilson, 24 Prince's Dock, Glasgow, S.W.1. Telephone IBRox 2345
Completed loading outward cargo1415 on 16th December
Draught forward on sailing11' 06"
Draught aft on sailing12' 06"

From 1966 to 1970 coaster COOLSINGEL served as

LAIRDSFIELD of Burns & Laird Lines of Glasgow