ss MAGPIE

ss MAGPIE
built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow,
Yard No 246
Engines by shipbuilder
Last Name: LAIRDSGROVE (1929)
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: inverted triple expansion single screw
Launched: Tuesday, 08/02/1898
Built: 1898
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Ship's Role: cross channel Irish Sea
Tonnage: 1227.34 grt
Length: 275 feet
Breadth: 35 feet 9
Draught: 16 feet 6
Owner History:
G & J Burns Ltd Glasgow
Status: Scrapped - 1950

Remarks: 1922 owners restyled Burns & Laird Lines Ltd. 1923 new oil fired boilers and accommodation improved by D&W Henderson. 30.5.1929 renamed LAIRDSGROVE.After 1939 no longer carried passengers, Sold 1948 to Metal Industries Faslane who used her as an accommodation ship and was not broken up until 1950
Addtional data and picture by Colin Campbell
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by Colin Campbell from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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