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Name Official number Flag IMO
BLANCHE ROCK  102131  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1894  25/01/1894   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   43 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
471 grt / 172 nrt / 162.0 ft  25.6 ft  11.5 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
1 - Screw. C2Cyl. (17 & 42 - 30)in. 115lb. 73RHP. Macjinery aft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alfred Rowland, Liverpool.  Liverpool  26/02/1894 
Other names
27/08/1913 RAYFORD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
14/06/1894 Steamship Blanche Rock Co. Ltd. (Alfred Rowland and Co., managers), Liverpool.
16/08/1913 Rayford Shipping Co. Ltd. (Mann, Macneal and Co., managers), Glasgow.
xx/xx/1915 Managers restyled Mann, Macneal Ltd.
22/10/1917 Matthew Taylor, Methil.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1937  Collision 29/08/1937 
Disposal Detail
29/08/1937 on a voyage from Sunderland to Lowestoft with coal was sunk in collision with the steamer LONDON (1,499/21) one mile E of the Humber Light Vessel.

08/09/1931 Register closed. 
 

 



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