Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: BORDER SHEPHERD ( 1960 - 1981 an all-aft Product tanker 572 feet long of Lowland Tanker Company/ Common Brothers, Newcastle)

Port of Registry: Newcastle
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: -
Deadweight Tonnage: -

Hans Hasse writes :
Product tanker; 13,339 grt; 20.067 dwt.
Operator: The Lowland Tanker Co Ltd; Managers: Common Brothers Management Ltd, Newcastle.
Built 1960 by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow. Yard no 1130. LR/IMO no 5048461.
Machinery: six-cylinder, two-stroke, opposed-piston, Kincaid-B&W 6-75VTBF-150/50 of 8,000 bhp at 120 rpm. Speed: 14 knots.
1981-sold/renamed MARIVERDA IV Panama flag).
1983-sold/renamed AL NABILA II (Egyptian flag).
1993- to breakers at Alang, India 26/5.