tss DUCHESS OF HAMILTON

tss DUCHESS OF HAMILTON
built by Harland & Wolff Ltd Govan,
Yard No 920G
Engines by Harland & Wolff , Belfast
Last Name: DUCHESS OF HAMILTON
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: 3 x steam turbine, Direct drive, Triple screw. 20.65knots on trials 24/06/1932. Converted to Oil Firing 1956 by James Lamont & Co Ltd, Greenock
Launched: Thursday, 05/05/1932
Built: 1932
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Excursion traffic Firth of Clyde
Tonnage: 801 grt | 297 nrt | 155 dwt
Length: 262ft
Breadth: 32ft 1
Draught: 10ft 1
Owner History:
1932-48 Caledonian Steam Packet Company Glasgow
1948-57 British Transport Commission Glasgow
1957-71 Caledonian Steam Packet Co Gourock
1971 J Symo Glasgow
1971 Reo Stakis Organisation Glasgow
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 24/04/1974

Remarks: Following withdrawal from service was to be converted to restaurant but not realised.Scrapped at Troon..

Previous update by Gavin Stewart
Previous update by Stuart Cameron

Last updated: by Paul Strathdee from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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