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Name Official number Flag IMO
CALCHFAEN  102112  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1893  19/08/1893  07/10/1893 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   41 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
421 grt / 148 nrt / 160.0 ft  24.6 ft  10.8 ft   
Engine builder Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Engine detail
1-Screw, C2cyl (20, 40 x 27in), 66nhp, 10 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Kneeshaw, Lupton & Co., Liverpool.  Liverpool  07/10/1893 
Other names
1916 GLENSHESK - 1934 RIVER AVOCA - 1937 ANNA - 1940 ANNA II - 1950 ANNA TOOP 
Subsequent owner and registration history
01/06/1916 Antrim Iron Ore Co. and renamed GLENSHESK
1927 Raglan Steamship Co Ltd., (Francis J. Tyrrell, mgr) Cardiff
1934 John Tyrrell Ltd, Cardiff and renamed RIVER AVOCA
1937 Alfred Toop, Tallinn, Estonia and renamed ANNA
1940 taken over by the Ministry of Shipping. Mngd by J. Tyrrell and renamed ANNA II
1950 A. Toop, Cardiff and renamed ANNA TOOP.  
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1958  Stranded 21/01/1958 
Disposal Detail
21/01/1958 Stranded on Arklow Bank whilst on a voyage from Port Talbot to Londonderry with a cargo of steel plates. Later refloated by the tug EMPIRE NETTA (290/45) but sank near Arklow Bank on 22/01/1958.

06/02/1958 Registry closed.
 
 

 



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