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Name Official number Flag IMO
ASHTON  108649  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1901  13/11/1901  12/1901 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
J. Fullerton & Co, Paisley Merksworth Works  162 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
283 grt / 77 nrt / 142.2 ft  21.2 ft  10.5 ft   
Engine builder A Rodger & Co, St Helen's Engine Works, Govan
Engine detail
C.2-cyl. (16” & 34” x 24”) 61 hp 400ihp, 9.5 knots, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Carlingford Lough Steamship Co Ltd - Joseph Fisher & Sons, Newry  Newry  11/12/1901 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
16/08/1912 Richard P Care, Cardiff
21/06/1915 Care & Young Shipping - R.P Care, Cardiff
27/02/1917 W.A.Jenkins & Co, Swansea
26/02/1920 E.T.Lindley, London
09/11/1921 Barnett, Jenks & Co, (Clifford Jenks, manager) Cardiff
21/12/1921 Guernsey Coasters Ltd, (E.G.Willis) Guernsey 
Vessel history
Launched for Newry & Kilkeel Steamship Co. Ltd (Fisher) 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1925  Collision 04/12/1925 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Fremington for Antwerp with china clay, collided with US steamer FEDERAL (6868 grt/18) in Austruweel Roads, in the Schelde and sank near Boompje.

01/02/1926 Register closed 
 

 



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