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Innisfree

 

Builder MacGregor, Kirkintilloch
Official Nr 133115
Yard Nr
Launched 1913
Delivered
Length 65.9  ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Nett 62 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Oil  80bhp

One of eight similar vessels built by MacGregor's in 1912/1913 for the grandly-named Coasting Motor Shipping Co Ltd of Glasgow. These were the first internal combustion engined lighters to be built on the canal but they wern't a success and by the late 20s all had been sold on

Bought by the Admiralty in 1915 for conversion to a water carrier.  Post-war, in 1920, sold to Norwegian interests. Her registry entry was closed in 1921