Portia

Vessel name on Arrival: Fairfield

Original Builder: John Duthie & Sons Torry Shipbuilding Company, Torry, Aberdeen

Original Yard No: 464

Official Number: 147311

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 801

Year Built: 1925

Arrival Date: 13/11/1955

Breakup Started: 24/11/1955

Date First Beached: 28/12/1955

Date Breakup Completed: 06/05/1956

Draught For’d: 5' 10"

Draught Aft: 11' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1925  :  S.S. PORTIA for R. Gilchrist & Company

1945  :  S.S. SHETLAND COAST for Coast Lines

1950  :  S.S. FAIRFIELD for W. A. Savage of Liverpool

Other Information:

 

Coasting cargo-steamer built for R. Gilchrist & Company

 

24-02-1925  :  Launched

April   1925  :  Completed

 

Tonnage  :  801 tons

 

Dimensions  :  58.1 metres  x  9.8 metres

 

Propulsion  :  Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine giving a vessel speed of 10 knots