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Name Official number Flag IMO
BEACON ROCK  105315  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1895  25/05/1895  12/06/1895 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   51 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
495 grt / 146 nrt / 170.0 ft  25.9 ft  11.7 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-Screw, C.2-cyl. (19” & 42-5/16” x 30”) 69nhp, 550ihp, 11 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alfred Rowland, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1912 NORTHFORD - 1919 ORANMORE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/07/1895 Steam Ship Beacon Rock Ltd., (Alfred Rowland & Company, managers), Liverpool.
03/09/1912 Ford Shipping Company, (Mann, MacNeal & Company, managers), Glasgow.
24/09/1912 Renamed NORTHFORD.
1915 Managers restyled as Mann, MacNeal & Company Ltd.
15/02/1918 D. Macleod & Company, London.
22/06/1918 Samuel Kelly.
27/02/1919 Renamed ORANMORE.
26/11/1923 Wm. Clint appointed as manager.
04/11/1925 John Kelly Ltd., (same manager).
15/04/1949 W. N. Lindsay Ltd., Leith.
 
Vessel history
War service
29/10/1917 until 14/11/1917 In French Government service transporting timber.
15/11/1917 until 06/01/1918 Royal Navy Collier No.1877.
07/01/1918 until Mid 1919 Ministry of Food.

05/05/1944 until 31/08/1945 Chartered by the Government.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1955  Broken Up 07/03/1955 
Disposal Detail
1955 British Iron & Steel Corporation and allocated to Metal Industries Ltd., for demolition at Charlestown, Fife.
07/03/1955 Arrived at Charlestown.
09/07/1955 Register closed.
 
 

 



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