Yard No. 265

built by J & G Thomson Clydebank in 1893



Yard Number 265, was named GLEN ROSA when launched on Wednesday, 31/05/1893 by J & G Thomson Clydebank , for Glasgow and South Western Railway Company, Glasgow.

Other names she bore were: HMS GLENCROSS (1917). Her last recorded name was GLEN ROSA (1919)

GLEN ROSA arrived for scrapping on 1939

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1893
Ship Type: Paddle Steamer
Ship's Role: various Clyde routes
Tonnage: 306 grt
Length: 200 feet
Breadth: 25 feet
Owner History:
Glasgow and South Western Railway Company, Glasgow

Additional Information: Became HMS GLENCROSS as a minesweeper in WW1
Transferred to CSP in 1938 then laid up at Greenock. Scrapped at Dalmuir
Picture from booklet by Hart & Will, Suite 2D Churchill Way, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2RH. Telephone 0141 7726911
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