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Turk (1)

 

Builder J & J Hay Kirkintilloch
Official Nr 111297
Yard Nr
Launched 1900
Delivered
Length 66.3 ft
Beam 16.7 ft
Gross 65 tons
Nett 31 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound

Owned and operated by J & J Hay. Sold to John Bianconi of Lacknashannagh Mills, Kildysart, Co Clare, Ireland in 1911 and re-registered at Limerick. She then moved on to the pownership of the Shannon Steamship Co Ltd before being removed from the register in 1923

The photograph below shows Turk at Gourock  in 1907 with the Caledonian Steam Packet Co's paddle steamer "Marchioness of Bute" in the background and some Campbeltown fishing smacks in the foreground.

Photograph courtesy of Graham Lappin