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Name Official number Flag IMO
ULSTER PIONEER  185555  GBR  5372549 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1955  24/02/1955  6/1955 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  261 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1016 grt / 418 nrt / 246.9 ft  37.5 ft  13.1 ft   
Engine builder George Clark (1938) Ltd., Sunderland
Engine detail
M8cyl 2SA 360x600mm 1440bhp 12kn, type Sulzer 8TD36, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Belfast Steamship Co Ltd, Belfast  Belfast  25/05/1955 
Other names
1963 TALISKER - 1970 BAT SNAPIR - 1973 WOODBINE - 1975 HONG SHEN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1963 William Sloan & Co Ltd, Glasgow
1965 Burns & Laird Lines Ltd, Glasgow
1970 Bat Snapir Mediterranean Lines Ltd, Ashdod, Israel
1973 Woodbine Shipping Corporation Inc, Panama
1975 Asia Baru Nav. Pte. Ltd, Panama
1976 Leong Mee Sendirian Berhad, Sarawak - reg Kuching 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1988  Foundered 07/11/1988 
Disposal Detail
Foundered off West coast of North Borneo in 05.35N/115.34E on a voyage from Port Klang to Kota Kinabalu with tyres and steel beams. 
 

 



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