Vessel name on Arrival: Ballyhalbert
Original Builder: J. Samuel White of East Cowes
Original Yard No: 1545
Official Number: 144936
Vessel Type: Coaster
Year Built: 1920
Arrival Date: 15/06/1959
Breakup Started: 18/06/1959
Date First Beached: 21/09/1959
Date Breakup Completed: 25/11/1959
Draught For’d: 06' 00"
Draught Aft: 11' 00"
1920 : BILTON
1929 : Acquired by Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Company without change of name
1946 : Acquired by John Kelly Limited of Belfast and name changed to COLERAINE
1951 : Name changed to BALLYHALBERT without change in Ownership
Launched as BILTON on 14th July 1920 and completed in August of same year, for Messrs Coombes Marshall & Company of Middlesbrough.
Photgraphs show the vessel as (Top) COLERAINE and (Bottom) BILTON
(Photographs courtesy of G. Robinson and J. Dowey)