Stramore

Vessel name on Arrival: Ballyalton

Original Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Limited, Troon

Original Yard No: 395 (A)

Official Number: 148145

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 245

Year Built: 1925

Arrival Date: 23/07/1956

Breakup Started: 31/07/1956

Date First Beached: 23/07/1956

Date Breakup Completed: 03/09/1956

Draught For’d: 4' 0"

Draught Aft: 8' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1925  :  Launched as S.S. Stramore for R. & D. A. Duncan (William Clint, Manager, Kelly Group) Belfast

1950  :  Ownership changed to John Kelly Limited of Belfast (William Clint – Manager)

1952  :  Renamed S.S. Ballyalton without change of ownership

 

Other Information:

 

Steam coasting vessel S.S. Stramore built at the Ayr shipyard of Ailsa S. B. Company of Troon

(Built for the coal trade of John Kelly of Belfast.           Registered at Belfast on 17-11-1925)

 

22-10-1925  :  Launched

Novbr 1925  :  Completed

 

Tonnages  :  91 NRT / 245 GRT

 

Dimensions  :  124.4 feet   x   21.1 feet   x   8.8 feet

 

Triple expansion 3-Cylinder steam reciprocating engine, 34 RHP, manufactured by Builder