Help keep the site going

Sunday, 26 September 2010


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.

No comments: