ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOLLY DAYS
Construction
STEEL
Type
CARGO
Date
1935
Official Number
163011
Description
Yard Number: 132

Engine by Petters Ltd, Yeovil.
Builder's certificate dated 5 April 1935.
Vessel to be registered in Harwich.

Other names:
JANET PLYM: 1950-1952
SEAHORSE: 1952-62
IRENE: 1962-71
PANAGIS G: 1971-75
ARGIOS IOANNIS ROUSSOS: 1975-81
NAWEDA. H: 1981-?

JOLLY DAYS was one of 2 cargo ships built by J. Lewis for F. Horlocks Ocean Transport. The other ship was called JOLLY NIGHTS. JOLLY DAYS was sold in 1950 to Plym Shipping Co. Plymouth until 1952. The ship was re-engined between 1950-52 from A. Peterd Ltd. Yeovil oil engine 2s C.S.A 4cy 21 and one half to 18 and one half 57rhp to a oil engine 4s C.S.A. 6cy 11 and 7 sixteenths to 16 and 9 sixteenths 82mns Mak Maschinenban Kiel. In 1952 the ship is now owned by Instone Lines Ltd. and called SEAHORSE, until 1962 when it went to Angelos Venetsianos Piraeus, Greece. In Lloyd's 1971 reg. the ship was re-engined again and lengthened to 170'6" and the ship is now owned by C. Gavrill Sco Piraeus. The new engine is an oil 4sa 6cy 300mmx450 570bhp NE62 Masch Augsburg - Nuremburg, Germany.
The ship was sold in 1962 to C. Garvill Sco Piraeus (Greece). In 1971 the ship was sold to G.K. Gavrial, F.G. Gavrial & M.C.H. Taouba (Piraeus), renamed PANAGIS G. In 1975 the ship was sold to A. Anthanassopouloa, S. Loudaros, D. Papadimitriou & S. Athanassiou, Piraeus renamed AGIOS IOANNIS ROUSSOS. In Lloyd's list of shipbuilders the ship is now named NWEDA H. No mention of owners in Lloyd's register of ships. The ship had a longer life than her sister ship JOLLY NIGHTS, 1935-1962
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Owner
Fred W Horlock, Mistley, Essex/Ocean Transport Co. Ltd, Harwich
Dimensions
length 130 7/12' x breadth 25 1/12' x depth 9 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 351 ton

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