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Sunday, 11 July 2010

M.V. SWIFT

M.V.SWIFT
(Photo courtesy of http://www.simplonpc.co.uk/)

Ship No 397

Was the second ship in a two ship order from the General Steam & Navigation Company Ltd.

From a long pedigree of fine Coasters, she was a single screw diesel cargo vessel for trade around the British Isles.

She was 757 tons with a length of 196 (B.P.) and a beam of 35 feet and 6 inches, with a design draught of 20 feet and 4 inches.

She was launched into the waters of the Firth of Forth on 19th of October 1950.

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