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Yard No. 246

Yard Number 246 was named BEAULY FIRTH when launched on Thursday 02/12/1948 by George Brown & Company Greenock for Firth Shipping(GT Gillie and Blair) Newcastle

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1949
Ship Type: Coastal General Cargo Ship
Ship's Role: Coastal voyages general cargo.
Tonnage: 533 grt 289n
Length: 162 feet
Breadth: 28 feet
Draught: 12 feet 3

Owner History:
Firth Shipping(GT Gillie and Blair) Newcastle
Unknown owners Canada

Her main engines were built by National Gas&Oil Engine Co Ltd , she was powered by 4s SA 6cy oil engine 10 knots Her last recorded name was NELSON B-62

She was wrecked on 14/01/1967

Additional Information: Sank on 14/1/1967 west of Cape St. Mary, Nova Scotia after grounding.
Information supplied by George Robinson.

Previous update by Colin Campbell
Photo supplied by George Robinson