On the Clyde 1959

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Joenson Faeroe Islands

Fairtry II  LH 270

Built 1959     William Simons & Co Ltd, Renfrew  (Steel)
   
Yard No 808
   
Owner at New South Georgia Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh (Christian Salvesen Ltd managers)
   
ID no 300611
   
Launch Date 27.01.1959
   
Completed 04.1959
   
Gross Tons 2857
   
Nett Tons 1046
   
Engine 4020 hp 3 x 5-cyl 4SCSA by Ruston Hornsby/GEC, Lincoln
   
Length 274.8ft
   
Breadth 48.2ft
   
Depth 23.6ft
   
Owners  
04.1959 Registered at Leith LH 270.
04.1966 Re-engined with 3 x 6-cyl 4SCSA 4230 hp by Ruston Hornsby, Lincoln.
1967 Laid up and for sale in Tonsberg Norway.
10.1971 Owned by Vickers Oceanics Ltd, Barrow on Furness and converted to Diving Support Vessel.
1971 Renamed "VICKERS VOYAGER".
1979 Owned by British Oceanics Ltd, Barrow on Furness.
1983 Owned by British Underwater Engineering ( BUE  Subsea Ltd), Edinburgh.
1983 Renamed "BRITISH VOYAGER".
1984 Sold as scrap.
16.08.1984 Scrapped by the West Of Scotland Ship Breaking Co Ltd at Troon.
   
   
  Skipper on maiden voyage Leopold Dickson Romyn from Hull
   
 
   
 

 On the fishing grounds

 

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Joenson Faeroe Islands