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Name Official number Flag IMO
OPTIC  145416  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1921  14/03/1921  07/1921 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan   325 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
496 grt / 189 nrt / 160.6 ft  25.1 ft  9.2 ft   
Engine builder Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen
Engine detail
The engine as fitted was from the salvaged BEN HEILEM, q.v. and was constructed in 1912.
T3cyl (12, 20, 34 x 24ins), 57rhp, 1 Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Belfast S.S. Co. Ltd. - Coast Lines Ltd., Belfast  Belfast  03/06/1921 
Other names
1929 RATTRAY HEAD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1929 A F Henry & MacGregor Ltd, Leith- reg Leith 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Bombed 05/04/1941 
Disposal Detail
Bombed and sunk 8 miles ENE of Aberdeen on a voyage from Leith to Stromness with bricks and general cargo. 
 

 



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