Comber

Vessel name on Arrival: Ballycarry

Original Builder: Scott of Bowling

Original Yard No: 242

Official Number: 132042

Vessel Type: coaster

GRT: 489

Year Built: 1913

Arrival Date: 29/01/1954

Breakup Started: 25/02/1954

Date First Beached: 06/03/1954

Date Breakup Completed: 13/05/1954

Draught For’d: 5' 0"

Draught Aft: 10' 0"

Name Changes:

1913  :  Launched as S.S. COMBER for John Kelly Limited of Belfast

 

1952  :  Name changed to S.S. BALLYCARRY – without change of ownership

Other Information:

 

Cargo coasting vessel for British and Irish trading ports

 

02-09-1913  :   Launched

Sept.  1913  :   Completed

 

Propulsion  :  Compound Steam Engine

 

Speed  :  8.5 knots

 

Dimensions  :  48.8 metres  x  7.8 metres

 

Arrived at the West of Scotland Shipbreaking facility, Troon, Aytshire, in January 1954 for demolition.

 

[ Image below shows the vessel as the S.S. Comber ]