Catherine Aida

Vessel name on Arrival: Ballyhenry

Original Builder: Forth Shipbuilding & Engineering Company of Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Original Yard No: 28

Official Number: 142744

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 754

Year Built: 1918

Arrival Date: 10/06/1959

Breakup Started: 17/06/1959

Date First Beached: 10/06/1959

Date Breakup Completed: 30/10/1959

Draught For’d: 6' 6"

Draught Aft: 10' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1918  :   Catherine Aida for J. Leete & Sons, London

1918  :   War Cam for the British Government

1923  :   Olivine for William Roberston of Glasgow

1930  :   Carrickmacross for John Kelly of Belfast

1951  :   Ballyhenry for John Kelly of Belfast

Other Information:

 

Launched in October 1918                 Completed in December 1918

 

Tonnage  :  754 tons                            Dimensions  :   58.2 metres  x  8.9 metres

 

Propulsion   :   Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine giving a vessel speed of 9 knots