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Saturday, 17 April 2010

LOCHEE

Ship No 240

Was an order from the Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co Ltd, She was to have a special hold construction that enabled her to carry bulk and general cargo.

She was a single screw motor cargo vessel of 964 tons, with a length overall of 223 feet and a beam of 36 feet.

Launched on the 8th of July 1937 from the Leith yard of Henry Robb, she was to have a very eventful war service a couple of years after her launch which you can read more of at the Leith Built Ships on War Service page on this blog.

M.V."Lochee" Ship No 240

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