Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: ROONAGH HEAD ( 1952-1971 General cargo ship 455 feet long of Ulster Steamship Company / Head Line, Belfast : 1971 Scrapped at Castellon, Spain)

Port of Registry: Belfast
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 6,143
Deadweight Tonnage: -

Built in 1952 and scrapped in 1971, the ROONAGH HEAD when on the Head Line's Great Lakes service, in dense fog, was in collision in the St. Lawrence River with the Canada Steamship Lines ore carrier TRITONICA on July 20, 1963.
The TRITONICA sank with the loss of 32 crew and the pilot.

In 1971 ROONAGH HEAD was scrapped in Castellon, Spain