Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: META (1931-1962 Steam-powered general cargo North-Sea coaster 262 feet long of Glen & Company, Glasgow)

Port of Registry: Glasgow (Scotland, U.K.)
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 1,575
Deadweight Tonnage: -

Vessel META was owned by Glen & Company of Glasgow who operated between the U.K and Scandinavian Ports.Their inward cargo usually consisted of Matches and timber and allied products Exports from Scotland at one time were the chassis of the Volvo cars which were taken to Sweden for the final completion the exported from there. This was,as I recall the car driven by "The Saint" in the early detective series.
The META was built in 1931
In 1962 she was converted to a barge for Christiania Portland Cement Fabrik, Oslo.