Magnificent III

Vessel name on Arrival: Magnificent III

Original Builder: MacKie & Thomson of Govan, Glasgow

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Vessel Type: trawler

GRT: 93

Year Built: 1909

Arrival Date: 07/12/1951

Breakup Started: 10/12/1951

Date First Beached: 10/12/1951

Date Breakup Completed: 09/01/1952

Draught For’d: 4' 0"

Draught Aft: 7' 3"

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Steam Fishing Drifter Magnificent III built for Owner William M. Duggie of Nairn

 

Tonnages  :  NRT – 36       GRT – 93

 

Dimensions :  86.6 feet  x  18.5 feet

 

Propulsion  :  Compounnd 3-cyliner steam engine manufactured by W.V.V. Lidgerwood & Company of Coatbridge

 

Boiler  :  140 psig by A & W Dalglish of Glasgow

 

Power Output  :  41 NHP

 

1909  :  Registered at Inverness  –  INS 23

 

1914 – 1919  :  Requisitioned by Admiralty for service as a Boom Defence Vessel

1939 – 1944  :  Requisitioned by Admiralty for service as Boom Defence Vessel at Scapa Flow

 

1946  :  Registered at Peterhead –  PD 57 under new Owners G & P Buchan of Peterhead

 

1951  :  Believed to have been sold to Ireland but this has not been not verified as yet

 

1951  :  Arrived at the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company facility in Troon for breaking – December 1951

 

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