ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BALCOMBE
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTER
Date
1925
Official Number
148568
Description
Yard Number: 80

Renamed: CORUNDIUM

Engine by Great Central Co-op Co, Grimsby, boilers 108A and 109.
Trial run 24 March, average speed 11.25 knots.
Completed 24 March 1925.
Builder's certificate dated 18 March 1925.

In November 1930 BALCOMBE was sold by E T Lindley to Wm Robertson, Glasgow, together with BURSTOW, HORLEY and OUTWOOD for a total of around £48,000.

1939: Name change to CORUNDUM; Owner Wm. Robertson, Glasgow.
1949: No trace of vessel in Lloyd's Register.
The ship was sold in 1949 to Holderness S.S. Co. Ltd., Hull. Renamed HOLDERNAZE. Traced ship up to 1957.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
E T Lindley, London
Dimensions
Length: 200.1ft
Breadth: 30.8ft
Depth: 12.7ft
Gross Tonnage: 929 ton

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