Vessel name on Arrival: Lady Bute

Rivercloy Lady Bute alongside Lady Bute

Original Builder: Larne Shipbuilders Limited, Northern Ireland

Original Yard No:

Official Number: 129518

Vessel Type: puffer

GRT: 100

Year Built: 1910

Arrival Date: 31/08/1959

Breakup Started: 20/09/1959

Date First Beached: 01/09/1959

Date Breakup Completed: 09/11/1959

Draught For’d: 3' 0"

Draught Aft: 6' 10"

Name Changes:


1910  :  Launched as S.S. RIVERCLOY for Gavin Hamilton of Glasgow

1952  :  Acquired by F. Dewar of Rothesay and renamed S.S. LADY BUTE


Later acquired by Alexander Mac Neil of Greenock until she went for breaking in 1959 at Troon

Other Information:


Tonnages  :   41 tons NRT          100 tons GRT


Dimensions  :   66.7 feet  x  18.4 feet


Propulsion  :  2-cylinder compound steam engine