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Yard No. 412
mv LOCH ARD



Yard Number 412 was named LOCH ARD when launched on Monday 23/05/1955 by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow for David MacBrayne Ltd Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1955
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 611grt, 337nrt, 1010dwt
Length: 184 feet 5
Breadth: 35 feet 7
Draught: 11 feet 0

Owner History:
David MacBrayne Ltd Glasgow
1971 Zotel Cia Naviera SA, Panama
1976 ??
1980 Naviera de Galicia SA (NAVIGASA), La Coruña


Her main engines were built by British Polar Engines Ltd Glasgow , she was powered by Oil 2SA 6cy 1000bhp 12 knots machy aft

Other names she bore were: HOLBORN (1971). Her last recorded name was CANDIEIRA (1976)

She is recorded as having sank on 07/05/1984

Additional Information:
Sprang leak and sank off Tunisia in 37.21N 10.18E (Castellon for Tunis, general cargo), crew saved.

Photo by Colin Campbell
Previous info from Ian Buxton and updates by Colin Campbell, Paul Strathdee, Bruce Biddulph and George Robinson