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Sunday, 21 November 2010

GARRISON POINT

GARRISON POINT re-named JEVINGTON (Ship No 520)
Ship No 520


Largest vessel built in the Leith Shipyards of Robb Caledon Ltd. She was a Bulk Carrier ordered by the Hudson Steamship Company.

At 7702 grt, she was the biggest ship launched from the Leith Shipyards of the then called Robb Caledon shipbuilders. (although the RFA ENGADINE was a bit longer in length.)

She had a length between perpendiculars of 120 metres, with a beam of 19.5 metres and a design draught of 11.5 metres.

GARRISON POINT was launched from the Leith Shipyards of Robb Caledon on 12th January 1977.

She had a few different names through her working life and you will see a lot more about this ship on the new website coming soon.

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