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Name Official number Flag IMO
COUNTY CLARE  113407  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1900  10/08/1900   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  181 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
311 grt / 77 nrt / 135.0 ft  23.1 ft  9.5 ft   
Engine builder Shanks, Anderson & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl (18, 36 x 27"), 54rhp, Single screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
George A. Watson & Co Ltd, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1900 COUNTY CLARE - 1907 TAASINGE - 1927 EASTOFT - 1936 WHITETHORN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
03/01/1907 Det Fornede Dampskiff, (DFDS) (Admiral A. de Richelieu, manager), Copenhagen, and renamed TAASINGE.
07/01/1927 Reedness Steamship Company Ltd., (F.Fish, manager) Goole,
10/01/1927 Taken over and renamed EASTOFT.
21/05/1931 William J. Ireland, Liverpool.
15/01/1936 Renamed WHITETHORN.
01/07/1936 Thorn Line Ltd., (£2,500) (William J. Ireland, manager).
 
Vessel history
1900 Ordered by Webster & Son, Glasgow, but contract later sold during construction.
17/01/1907 Departed Liverpool for Denmark.
07/08/1925 Laid up for sale.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1938  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Birkenhead in Q2/1938 by Robert Smith & Sons 
 

 



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