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Name Official number Flag IMO
LAIRDS LOCH  169416  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1944  09/03/1944  08/1944 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dockyard Ltd, Ardrossan   393 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1530 grt / 777 nrt / 263.0 ft  41.2 ft  12.5 ft   
Engine builder British Auxiliaries Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Twin M8cyl 2SA (13½" x 22½"), 2560bhp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Burns & Laird Lines Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1969 HEY DAROMA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1969 Sefinot Ltd. - Ike Aharonowich, Eilat 
Vessel history
1969 on Eilat/Sharm-el-Sheikh service
11/1969 lightly damaged by limpet mines while berthed at Eilat (rumoured to have been by Egyptian Special Forces) 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1970  Stranded 03/09/1970 
Disposal Detail
Stranded at Nabq, 10 km from Sharm-el-Shaikh in the Gulf of Aqaba on a voyage from Eilat to Sharm-el-Shaikh (cargo of water).
Crew rescued. Refloating unsuccessful.

She was abandoned on the reef as a total loss, and later sank in 28.05N 34.27E in 24m depth.
 
 

 



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