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 LOCH BROOM - ex EMPIRE MAYSONG

Gaelic Name: N/A
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HISTORY
SHIPS CREW
 USUAL ROUTE:
Oban / Islay - Islands Cargo
 
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 DETAILS
Type: Steel MV
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Built: 1946
Launched: 12/20/1945
Acquired: 1948
Entered Service: 
Disposed: 1972
Ordered By: Ministry of War (Transport)
Cost: 
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: 
Named after: A sea loch on the North West coast of Scotland near Ullapool
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 144'ft
Draught: 7.7'ft
Breadth: 27.1'
Gross tonnage: 413
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 
Cars: 0
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 2
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Scott & Sons Ltd, Bowling
Yard No: 376
Engine Builders: British Polar Engines Ltd.
Machinery: 2 SCSA 5 cyls. 9 3/16-16 9/16 (made and fitted 1948).
Speed: 12 kts
Hoist & Lifts: Cargo Derrick
 FACILITIES

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Built by Scott's of Bowling as Empire Maysong as a coastal patrol ship for the Fareast she was launched in 1946 missing the war. Bought from lay up, Ardrossan carried out removal of her superstructure and installation of a diesel engine.
 ROUTE TIMELINE
Unknown: Glasgow - Islay / Portree
Unknown: Oban - Various Islands (Sheep Transport)


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