Moonlight

Vessel name on Arrival: Hirst

Original Builder: Yarwood of Northwich

Original Yard No: 878

Official Number: 183547

Vessel Type: puffer

GRT: 164

Year Built: 1952

Arrival Date: 09/07/1970

Breakup Started: 13/10/1970

Date First Beached: 09/07/1970

Date Breakup Completed: 17/11/1970

Draught For’d: 2' 9"

Draught Aft: 10' 6"

Name Changes:

 

1952  :  Launched as MOONLIGHT for Ross and Marshall Limited

 

1966  :  Acquired by A. H. Turner and renamed HIRST

Other Information:

 

Small coasting Puffer type cargo ship

 

06-12-1951  :  Launched

April 1952    :  Completed

 

Dimensions :  26.8 metres  x  6.0 metres

 

Tonnage :   164 GRT /  188 DWT

 

Propulsion :  Compound steam reciprocating engine delivering 7.5 knots