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La Belle

 

Builder J & J Hay Kirkintilloch
Official Nr 99877
Yard Nr  
Launched 1891
Delivered  
Length 66 ft
Beam

14.5 ft

Gross 51 tons
Nett 34 tons
Engine  

Built by Hay for their own fleet, she was thought to have been restricted to canal work for the first two years as she wasn't registered until 1893.

Her 1900 MNL entry shows her registered to a Patrick Donnelly of Perth, who sold her on to the Tayside Floorcloth Company of Newport on Tay, to whom she is registered from 1915 through to her registration being closed in 1928. This latter owner has her fitted with wooden bulwarks to make her more suitable for coastal trading.