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Name Official number Flag IMO
Year built Date launched Date completed
1920  27/08/1919   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan   306 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
628 grt / 296 nrt / 175.4 ft  28.3 ft  10.1 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
T3cyl (14,23,38x27ins), 99rhp, 1Screw (LR shows Coatbridge as place of build) 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Border Shipping Co. Ltd. (G.T.Gillie & Co.), Glasgow  Glasgow  19/01/1920 
Other names
19/02/1924 ALOUETTE - 23/12/1936 DUNVEGAN HEAD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/12/1924 General Steam Navigation Company, London
28/11/1936 A.F.Henry & MacGregor Ltd., Leith 
Vessel history
End year Fate / Status
1948  Broken Up 26/08/1948 
Disposal Detail
22/06/1944 Set on fire by gunfire from German shore batteries whilst at Sword Beach, Normandy; having arrived from Southampton with a cargo of 574 tons of guns and ammunition. Her crew, sheltering ashore, was saved.

18/10/1944 Register closed.

03/1948 A wreck believed to be the DUNVEGAN HEAD was towed from Ouistreham to Chantiers de Blainville.

26/08/1948 Arrived on the Tyne to be broken up.


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