James Crombie

Vessel name on Arrival: Ulster Star

Original Builder: Ramage & Ferguson of Leith

Original Yard No: 197

Official Number: 118188

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 576

Year Built: 1904

Arrival Date: 17/02/1949

Breakup Started: 02/03/1949

Date First Beached: 29/05/1949

Date Breakup Completed: 29/09/1949

Draught For’d: 8' 0"

Draught Aft: 11' 0"

Name Changes:

1904  :  Launched as JAMES CROMBIE for Aberdeen, Leith & Moray Firth Steam Shipping Company Limited

1915  :  Ownership transferred to M. Langland & Sons, without change of name, or Aberdeen registration

1915  :  Acquired by Laird Lines Limited of Glasgow and renamed BROOM registered in Glasgow

1922  :  Acquired by Belfast Steam Shipping Company Limited, renamed DYNAMIC, and registered in Belfast

1922  :  Acquired by the City of Cork S. P. Company Limited, renamed LISMORE, and registered in Cork

1931  :  Acquired by Belfast Steam Shipping Company Limited, renamed ULSTER STAR , and registered in Belfast

Other Information:

Cargo steamer ULSTER STAR

 

Dimensions : Length – 56.8 metres (184' 7")  x  Beam – 8.6 metres (28' 1")  x  Draught – 4.2 metres (13' 9")

 

Launched  :  14-09-1904

Completed :  08-10- 1904

 

Propulsion :   (Manufactured by the Builder)

Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocation Engine, for a service speed of 12 knots, with steam generated at 180 psig by one single-ended Boiler.

 

Chartered out – 1940 through 1949

1940  :  Vessel on 'spot' charter to David Mac Brayne for West Highland passenger/cargo service

1942  :  Vessel taken on long term charter by David Mac Brayne

1945  :  Vessel painted in David Mac Brayne colours

1949  :  Vessel returned to Owners on 24th February, who immediately disposed of her for scrapping