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Name Official number Flag IMO
MAY  148154  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1928  22/12/1927  01/1928 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co, Ayr   404 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
257 grt / 95 nrt / 124.6 ft  22.1 ft  9.0 ft   
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
1 - Screw T.3-cyl. (9½", 15½" & 26" x 18") 33 RHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Kelly Ltd., (Wm. Clint, manager) Belfast.  Belfast   
Other names
1952 BALLYARDS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1933 Sir Samuel Kelly C. B. E., (same manager).
1937 Willed to Lady Mary Kelly, (same manager).
1948 John Kelly Ltd., (same manager).
1952 Renamed BALLYARDS, (J. G. Christie appointed as manager).
1955 Douglas Watson appointed as manager.
 
Vessel history
War service
28/04/1940 until 03/04/1946 Chartered to the Government.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1955  Broken Up 22/08/1955 
Disposal Detail
08/1955 British Iron & Steel Corporation and allocated to Smith & Houston Ltd., for demolition at Port Glasgow.
22/08/1955 Departed from Ardrossan, enroute to breakers.
 
 

 



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