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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUKE OF ROTHESAY  165016  GBR  5094513 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1956  10/02/1956  09/12/1956 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Leven Yard  1487 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4780 grt / 2258 nrt / 4519 disp 375.8 ft  55.0 ft    19.5 ft 
Engine builder William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton
Engine detail
Two shaft double reduction geared Pametrada turbines,.
Two Babcox & Wilcox water tube boilers 350 lbs. 700F.
Two auxiliary boilers, open stokehold.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
British Transport Commission, Lancaster  Lancaster   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1963 British Railways Board, Lancaster 
Vessel history
18/10/1975 Broken up Faslane. 
Remarks
1967 Converted to side loading by Cammell Laird at Birkenhead, to be capable of carrying 100 cars. Operated jointly by the British Transport Commission and the Isle of Man Transport Board. 
End year Fate / Status
1975  Broken Up 18/10/1975 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Faslane for breaking by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd. 
 

 



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