ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SILVEREID
Type
CHEMICAL TANKER
Date
1969
Description
Yard Number: 943
Built for the Silver Line Ltd as bulk carrier

SubseqUent Names: ELOISEID (1975)

Mirrlees National Stockport, Oil 4SA 6cy 381x457 geared to SC shaft, control pitch prop.

Construction: welded

SILVEREID was built for Silver Line Ltd by Hall Russell in 1969 for carrying dangerous, hazard chemicals. The construction of the ship merited all round protection of the cargo by having double bottoms with strong beams welded on top of the double bottom, supporting the bottom of the cargo tank and the sides of the cargo, with space between the hull and tank sides (eight cargo tanks). A similar ship but bigger tanker was the SILVER HARRIER which was also built for this company in 1970.

Renamed ELOISEID, 1975 and sold to Wm Brand (Leasing)

Towed out of Houston, Texas in June 1983 and sunk 300 miles offshore.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 281' x breadth 40' 1" x depth 19'
gross tonnage: 1596 ton

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