Druid

Vessel name on Arrival: Kippen

Original Builder: J & J Hay of Kirkintilloch, Forth & Clyde Canal

Original Yard No:

Official Number: 121286

Vessel Type: puffer

GRT: 89

Year Built: 1905

Arrival Date: 24/03/1959

Breakup Started: 25/03/1959

Date First Beached: 25/03/1959

Date Breakup Completed: 07/04/1959

Draught For’d: 4' 0"

Draught Aft: 7' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1905  :  Launched as steam 'Puffer' Druid for J. & J. Hay of Kirkintilloch on the Forth & Clyde Canal

 

1955  :  Sold and renamed 'KIPPEN' under new ownership

Other Information:

 

Steam puffer for coastal trading, built and owner by J. & J. Hay of Kirkintilloch

 

Dimensions  :   66.5 feet   x    17.9 feet

 

Tonnages  :   39 tons Net  /   89 tons Gross

 

Propulsion   :   2-Cylinder Compound Steam Engine