Somerset Coast

Vessel name on Arrival: Mountstewart

Original Builder: Harland & Wolff Limited, Govan, Glasgow

Original Yard No: 592 g

Official Number: 143620

Vessel Type: Cargo

GRT: 1353

Year Built: 1920

Arrival Date: 16/11/1955

Breakup Started: 12/12/1955

Date First Beached: 16/02/1956

Date Breakup Completed: 02/05/1956

Draught For’d: 06' 09"

Draught Aft: 13' 06"

Name Changes:

1920  :  Built as S.S. Somerset Coast for Coast Lines Limited of Liverpool

1950  :  Acquired by the Belfast, Mersey and Manchester Steam Ship Company and renamed S.S. Mountstewart

( Managers  :  J. J. Mack & Sons )

Other Information:

27-12-1919  :  Launched                                    25-03-1920  :  Completed

Propulsion by 203 NHP 3-Cylinder triple expansion steam reciprocating engine by A & J Inglis of Glasgow

Cargo vessel for the Irish Sea trade                            Photographed as the S.S. Somerset Coast