Lady Emerald

Vessel name on Arrival: Lairdsford

Original Builder: Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Dundee

Original Yard No: 267

Official Number: 143218

Vessel Type: coaster

GRT: 1389

Year Built: 1919

Arrival Date: 05/04/1960

Breakup Started: 17/04/1960

Date First Beached: 09/06/1960

Date Breakup Completed: 18/09/1960

Draught For’d: 11' 2"

Draught Aft: 14' 9"

Name Changes:

 

Home Trade Coastal Cargo Steamer

 

1919  :   LADY EMERALD  –  British & Irish Steam Packet Company, London

1919  :   WAR GARRY  –  The British Government, London

1936  :   LADY EMERALD  –  British & Irish Steam Packet Company, Dublin

1938  :   CARLOW  –  British & Irish Steam Packet Company, Dublin

1939  :   BRITTANY COAST  –  Coast Lines Limited, Liverpool

1946  :   KILDARE  –  Burns & Laird Lines Limited, Liverpool

1948  :   KILDARE  –  British & Irish Steam Packet Company, Liverpool

1952  :   LAIRDSFORD  –  Burns & Laird Lines Limited, Glasgow

Other Information:

 

18-03-1919  :   Launched

21-05-1919  :   Completed

 

Dimensions :  85.2 metres   x   11.6 metres

 

Tonnage  :   1,389 tons

 

Propulsion   :   Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine by Vessel Builder

 

Speed  :   12 knots