Yard No. 348

built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow in 1887



Yard Number 348, was named COUNTY OF LINLITHGOW when launched on Thursday, 12/05/1887 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow , for R. & J. Craig, Glasgow .

Other names she bore were: KATHERINE (1916). Her last recorded name was KATERINA (1937)

Her final day was on 23/04/1941 when she was sunk by bombing

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1887
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo
Tonnage: 2296 grt
Length: 286.9 feet
Breadth: 43.5 feet
Owner History:
R. & J. Craig, Glasgow
1907 Soc. Nacional de Buques y Maderas, Valparaiso.
1916 Pacific Freighters Co, San Francisco
1918 Cia. General de Tabacos de Filipinas, SF
1919 Philipping Vegetable Oil Co, Manila.
1923 National Exchange Co. Inc., Manila.
1924 Malaysian Nav Co, Manila.
1928 J. A. Galani & Y. Behar, Piraeus.
1933 S/A Hellenique Maritime et Commerciale 'Petrolea', Piraeus
1937 S/A Hellenique Maritime 'Transpetrol', Piraeus.

Additional Information:

ON 93380.
25/05/1887 Registered Glasgow.
1916: Sold to Pacific Freighters Co, San Francisco, re‒rigged as a six‒masted schooner and renamed KATHERINE.
1937: Converted to a motor tanker and renamed KATERINA.
1941: Bombed and sunk at Methana, Piraeus.

Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid
Previous updates by George Robinson, John Ward~McQuaid