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Name Official number Flag IMO
BLACKWATER  123129  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1907  12/10/1907  16/11/1907 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   181 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
678 grt / 251 nrt / 185.1 ft  27.6 ft  11.0 ft   
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
1-Screw, C.2-cyl. (22" & 46" x 30") 87rhp, 9 knots  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Tedcastle, McCormick & Co Ltd Dublin   Dublin   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1919 Coast Lines Ltd., London.
1921 John Kelly Ltd., (Samuel Kelly, manager).
26/11/1923 Wm. Clint appointed as manager.
1952 Renamed BALLYGOWAN, (J. G. Christie appointed as manager).
Vessel history
War service
09/08/1915 until 28/03/1919 British Expeditionary Force Transport No. E. 2610, moving cross-channel stores.

20/04/1944 until 31/08/1945 Chartered to the Government, during which period she was involved with supplying Sword Beach, on 8th June 1944, during the D-Day landings.

End year Fate / Status
1954  Broken Up 01/10/1954 
Disposal Detail
1954 British Iron & Steel Corporation and allocated to Shaw of Kent Ltd, for demolition at Rainham, Kent.
01/10/1954 Arrived at Rainham.


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