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Rockfinch

 

Builder P McGregor Kirkintilloch
Official  Nr 139460
Yard Nr
Launched 1921
Delivered
Length 75.3 ft
Beam 18.7 ft
Gross 114 tons
Nett 54 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound

At 75 feet she was too long to sail down the Forth and Clyde canal to the river and so, as was McGregor practice with such vessels, her bow section was stowed in her hold for the sail down to Bowling where it was riveted on at Scotts' slipway by McGregor's own men.

Sold on to Welsh owners, E H Bennett of Newport immediately after building and when the Bennett fleet was dispersed shortly afterwards she left for the Caribbean in the ownership of Booker McConnell of London.. It is believed that for a while she was registered in Georgetown, Demerara.