ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BLISWORTH
Construction
STEEL
Type
CARGO
Date
1957
Official Number
187686
Description
Yard Number: 753
Date of Launch: 26 september 1957
Owner: Grand Union (Shipping) Ltd. London

Cargo - raised quarter deck

From Burntisland & Hall Russell Group Journal, 25 (4) 1958 pp102-103:
Launched 26/09/1957. Naming ceremony performed by Mrs Hebron, wife of a director of company for whom ship was built.
Designed primarily for trading coast wise, and between U.K. and the Continent.
Crew of 14.

Photos:
(1) "Leaving the ways"
(2) Mrs W. T. Hebron
(3) BLISWORTH on the measured mile
(4) Deck view
(5) Captains day room

Change of Ownership 1968 - General Steam Navitgation Co. Ltd
Change of Ownership 1971 - Chesham Shipping Ltd (Manager Briggs Shipbrokers & Agents Ltd). Renamed "Frances B"
Change of Ownership 1974 - LANA Maritime Shipping Co., Beirut. Renamed "Leila I"

Last mentioned in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1988-89.


Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
length 213' x breadth 33'10" x depth 14'1"
gross tonnage 1031 tons

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