Surbiton

Vessel name on Arrival: Asteria

Original Builder: John Lewis & Sons Limited, Aberdeen, Scotland

Original Yard No: 98

Official Number: 149713

Vessel Type: coaster

GRT: 649

Year Built: 1926

Arrival Date: 26/03/1954

Breakup Started: 07/04/1954

Date First Beached: 26/03/1954

Date Breakup Completed: 15/09/1954

Draught For’d: 5' 3"

Draught Aft: 11' 2"

Name Changes:

 

1926  :   Launched as S.S. SURBITON for H. Harrison (Shipping) Limited, London

 

1930  :   Acquired by William Robertson (Shipowners) of Glasgow and renamed S.S. ASTERIA

Other Information:

 

25-08-1926  :  Launched

Sept.  1926  :  Completed

 

Triple Expansion Steam Engine providing a vessel speed of 8.2 knots

 

Dimensions  :   52.2 metres  x  8.2 metres