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Name Official number Flag IMO
LADY LIMERICK  146419  IRL   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1924  25/03/1924  09/1924 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan   329 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1945 grt / 1031 nrt / 276.6 ft  37.6 ft     
Engine builder J. G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Q4cyl (22.5, 36, 42, 42 x 39ins), 336nhp, 1Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British & Irish Steam Packet Co. Ltd., Dublin  Dublin  09/10/1924 
Other names
1930 LAIRDSCASTLE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1930 Burns & Laird Lines Ltd., Glasgow 
Vessel history
1940 On passage Glasgow to Belfast 04/09/1940 with 72 Passengers and 29 Crew, in fog, between Mull of Kintyre/Ailsa Craig in collision with VERNON CITY. British destroyer rescued all. LAIRDSCASTLE sank after 3 hours off Sanda Island.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Collision 04/09/1940 
Disposal Detail
Sank under tow after a collision with ss VERNON CITY in 55.10N - 05.30W on a voyage from Glasgow to Belfast. From underwriters 29/08/1941 - £82745.10.6. 
 

 



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