Lady Dorothy

Vessel name on Arrival: Lady Dorothy

Original Builder: Dundee Shipbuilding Company, Dundee

Original Yard No: 274

Official Number: 137808

Vessel Type: coaster

GRT: 578

Year Built: 1916

Arrival Date: 14/01/1957

Breakup Started: 29/01/1957

Date First Beached: 08/03/1957

Date Breakup Completed: 23/04/1957

Draught For’d: 6' 6"

Draught Aft: 8' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1916  :  Owners name Nobel's Explosives Company Limited –  without vessel name change

1944  :  Owners name changed to ICI (Explosives) Limited –  without vessel name change

1948  :  Owners name changed to Imperial Chemical Industries Limited – without vessel name change

Other Information:

 

Steam coasting vessel S.S. Lady Dorothy built for the carriage of explosives

 

12-10-1915  :  Vessel Launched

March 1916  :  Vessel Completed

 

Dimensions  :  50.3 metres  x  8.3 metres

 

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