mv SAINT BEDAN

mv SAINT BEDAN
built by Scotts Bowling,
Yard No 442
Engines by English Electric Diesels
Propulsion: 2 cyl 4SCSA
Launched: Saturday, 08/01/1972
Built: 1972
Ship Type: Coaster
Tonnage: 1251 grt
Length: 237.5 feet
Breadth: 38.5 feet
Owner History:
J & A Gardner & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Status: Scrapped - 05/11/1982

Remarks:
Sunk by explosives planted by Provisional IRA at anchor in Lough Foyle on 23/2/1982 (Blyth for Londonderry with coal), refloated and arrived Moville on 21/7/1982. Condemned and arrived Liverpool 9/9/1982 for breaking up by Sheppards Waste Recovery Ltd, commenced 5/11.

Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by George Robinson
Photo supplied by J Slavin shows vessel in Manchester Ship Canal, June 1975

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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