Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: ATLANTA ( 1959 - 1988 Lighthouse tender of Commissioners of Irish Lights, Dublin)

Port of Registry: Dublin
Net Tonnage: 318
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 1185
Deadweight Tonnage: -

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Anderskane
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Registered: May 2006
Posts: 1,137
Thu, 6 September 07 16:15

Hello Finnpartner, yes I agree, a very nice vessel indeed, as were all of the previous Irish Lights boats, you should visit their website to see more about the ships and activity etc. : cil.ie in the meantime here's their info on the "Atlanta"
Hans Hasse writes :
ATLANTA
Time in Service 1959 - 1988
Built by Philip & Son Ltd
Built at Dartmouth
Year built 1959
Launched Dartmouth on 15th January 1959
Arrived Dun Laoghaire 12th December 1959
Port of Registry Dublin
Official Number 401143
Radio Call SignEICR
Length overall214 feet, 7 inches
Beam38 feet
Depth of Hold17 feet
Tonnage Gross1185.19 tons
Tonnage Net318.15 tons
Sold in 1988 to Greek based shipowners. Renamed Taris, registered in the Isle of Man and converted into a luxury yacht.
Modernised and lengthened by 17.5 feet in 1975 giving new length overall of 232 feet and new gross tonnage of 1,300 tons
George Philip and Son Ltd, Shipbuilders and the Commissioners of Irish Lights
Broken up 2001