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VIC 84      Colonsay II

 

Builder R.Dunston, Thorne
Official Nr 180298
Yard Nr 512
Launched 16/6/1944
Delivered 10/1944
Length 66.8 ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Deadweight 140 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

 

No service record for her prior to 1947 when she transferred to the Admiralty as C.704 for use as a collier.

CIVIL USE

 Sailing as “Colonsay II in 1962. Replaced an earlier Colonsay (ex VIC63) which had sunk in November 1960 in Castle Bay, Barra. Owned by James McNeill of Greenock and employed in the sand and gracel trade.     further information needed

The photograph below shows Colonsay at Greenock in March 1978. Copyright Mike Ridgard