Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: CAIRNGORM ( 1949-1962 General cargo coaster 146 feet long of Gem Line / William Robertson Shipowners, Glasgow)

Port of Registry: Glasgow
Net Tonnage: 204
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 400
Deadweight Tonnage: 540

Hans Hasse writes

O.N. 165950. A motor general cargo coaster with machinery aft and built in September 1938 at A. Vuijk & Zonen, Capelle,
145 10" x 25' 6" x 11' 5 1/4".
Oil engine 4 S.A., 6-cyl. 320mm x 450mm by Humboldt-Deutzmotoren A. G., Koeln. 94 NHP.
19.7.1938: Launched by A. Vuijk en Zonen, Capelle aan den Ijssel (Yard No. 646) for William Robertson, Glasgow.
9.1938: Completed.
3.11.1940: Damaged by mine explosion in the Bristol Channel.
1949: Transferred to Wm. Robertson Shipowners Ltd., (Wm. Robertson, manager).
1958: Owners restyled as Gem Line Ltd., and managers restyled as Wm. Robertson Shipowners Ltd.
1962: Sold to Surdo Giovan Battista, Trapani, Sicily, and renamed NUOVA AUSILIATRICE.
1975: Sold to Angelo Ribaudo, Palermo, Sicily.
1998: Entry deleted from Lloyd’s Register.