Yard No. 388
mv ARDGARRY

built by James Lamont & Company Greenock in 1957

(ARDGARRY)

mv ARDGARRY

Yard Number 388, was named ARDGARRY when launched on Wednesday, 16/01/1957 by James Lamont & Company Greenock , for P MacCallum & Sons Greenock.

Her main engines were built by H Widdop & Co., Keighley , she was powered by Diesel

She is recorded as having sank on 29/12/1962

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1957
Ship Type: Coaster
Tonnage: 1074 grt | 507 nrt | 1300 dwt
Length: 221 feet
Breadth: 34 feet
Draught: 13 feet
Owner History:
P MacCallum & Sons Greenock

Additional Information: Sailed from Swansea 28/12/1962 for Rouen with a cargo of coal and was last reported off The Lizard on the morning of 29/12/1962. Dutch coaster Hollandia ( 327 grt /1951 motor vessel) reported having seen a ship capsize. Ardgarry had a crew of 12.

The missing crew were:

Eric E Cooper (Captain), Groomsport, Co Down
Morris Cooper (1st Mate), Bangor, Co Down
John MacLean, (2nd Mate), 16 Garrygall Castlebay Isle Of Barra
First Engineer William Schumacher, Brougham Street Greenock
Charles Gow (2nd Engineer), Airdrie
Thomas Marcus (2nd Engineer), Co Antrim
McDonald Galloway (bosun), Irvine, Ayrshire
William Hunter (AB), Greencastle, Co Donegal
Hugh McQuillan (AB), 7 Katrine Road, Greenock
Robert Williams (deckhand), Island Magee, Northern Ireland
Patrick Slattery (cook/steward), Belfast
John McIntosh aged 16 (catering boy), Killaughy Road,. Donaghadee, Co Down

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