Balmarino

Vessel name on Arrival: Ballybeg

Original Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company of Troon, Scotland

Original Yard No: 75

Official Number: 108628

Vessel Type: coaster

GRT: 461

Year Built: 1898

Arrival Date: 09/02/1957

Breakup Started: 19/02/1957

Date First Beached: 21/03/1957

Date Breakup Completed: 23/06/1957

Draught For’d: 4' 9"

Draught Aft: 11' 9"

Name Changes:

 

1898  :  Launched as BALMARINO for Owners John Kelly Limited of Belfast

1905  :  Ownership changed to Mrs. S. Kelly, of Belfast, without vessel name change

1912  :  Ownership changed to John Kelly Limited of Belfast, without vessel name change

1952  :  renamed BALLYBEG without change in ownership

Other Information:

Steam coasting vessel for Home Trade launched on 01-10-1898 and completed in November 1898

 

Launched   :  01-10-1898

Completed :  November 1898

 

Dimensions  :                 Length – 49.3 metres             Beam – 7.7 metres

 

Propulsion  :  Muir & Houston manufactured 2-Cylinder Compound Steam Engine

 

Vessel Speed  :  9 knots

 

Propulsion   :   Compound Steam Engine providing a service speed of 9 knots.