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 .
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
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 611grt, 337nrt, 1010dwt
Length: 184 feet 5
Breadth: 35 feet 7
Draught: 11 feet 0
David MacBrayne Ltd Glasgow
1971 Zotel Cia Naviera SA, Panama
1980 Naviera de Galicia SA (NAVIGASA), La Coruña
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