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Name Official number Flag IMO
BIRCHFIELD  187140  GBR  5280435 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1956  02/02/1956  07/1956 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dockyard Ltd, Ardrossan   422 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1265 grt / 611 nrt / 1151 dwt 223.8 ft  37.4 ft    15.0 ft 
Engine builder George Clark & North Eastern Marine (Sunderland) Ltd., Sunderland
Engine detail
M7cyl, 1Screw, 10 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Zillah Shipping Co. Ltd. - W.A.Savage Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1959 POINTER - 1975 TAURUS III - 1984 LARNACA TOWN - 1985 MINA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1958 Coast Lines Ltd., Liverpool
1965 Burns & Laird Lines Ltd., Glasgow
1970 Coast Lines (Services) Ltd., Liverpool
1971 Managers P&O Short Sea Shipping Ltd.
1972 Belfast Steamship Co.Ltd., Belfast
1975 Managers P&O Ferries
1975 Isthmian Navigation Co.Ltd., Limassol
1984 Phalarope Shipping Ltd., Valletta
1984 Larnaca Project S. de R.L., Honduras 
Vessel history

1959 converted to trailer and container carrier

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1986  Broken Up 16/05/1986 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Perama, arrived on above date. 
 

 



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