Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: LOCHBROOM (1948-1972 General cargo coaster 151 feet long of David MacBrayne Ltd, Glasgow : 1974 stranded in Mediterranean))

Port of Registry: Glasgow
Net Tonnage: 130
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 413
Deadweight Tonnage: 535

A cargo ship completed in 1948 by Scotts shipyard at Bowling, near Dumbarton, River Clyde, for the Glasgow shipowner David MacBrayne Ltd. Length 140 feet and beam 27 feet. Normally employed on sailings from Glasgow to ports and harbours in the West Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
She was sold in 1972 to Focomar Shipping Company of Cyprus, and renamed Focomar. In September 1974 she was wrecked and sank after grounding north-west of Andros Island in the Cyclades of Greece.