Ship No 492
Astro was another river & estuary tanker ordered from the Union Lighterage Co Ltd, a little bit larger than her sister ship “UNO”
She had a length B.P. of 162 feet and 6 inches, with a beam of 33 feet and a shallow draught of only 10 feet and 6 inches, she was used for operations in coastal waters, and rivers.
She was launched from the Leith Shipyards, on 28th of November 1964.