Faithful

Vessel name on Arrival: Kyle Bute

Original Builder: Dundee Shipbuilders, Dundee

Original Yard No: 131

Official Number: 113369

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 783

Year Built: 1900

Arrival Date: 13/01/1955

Breakup Started: 14/01/1955

Date First Beached: 29/01/1955

Date Breakup Completed: 05/04/1955

Draught For’d: 05' 06"

Draught Aft: 11' 06"

Name Changes:

1900 – launched as FAITHFUL for F. H. Powell & Company of Liverpool

1906 – renamed THOUGHTFUL without any change in ownership

1908 – renamed SUFFOLK COAST without any change in ownership

1911 – renamed ASTRA for J. & P. Hutchinson of Liverpool

1913 – ownership changed to A/S Astra of Norway without change in vessel name

1919 – ownership changed to Astra D/S A/S of Storborg, Norway without change in vessel name

1923 – renamed ELVINGTON for Ferdinand H. Smith of Goole

1929 – ownership changed to T. G. Irving of Sunderland without change in vessel name

1932 – ownership changed to Monroe Brothers of Liverpool without change in vessel name

1934 – renamed KYLE BUTE without any change in ownership

1936 – ownership changed to Kyle Shipping Company (Monrose Brothers) without any change in vessel name

Other Information:

Launched on 01-05-1900 and completed in June of that year

Triple expansion steam reciprocating engine