Gwentland - 1923

Gwentland - 1923

Postby Whickham » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:51 am

Don't know where this photo is taken but she was built as the GWENTLAND in 1923, Thompson's yard number 319.

In this photo from the Clive Ketley & George Scott collection she is named SLEMISH, probably for the Shamrock Shipping Co Ltd

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Re: Gwentland - 1923

Postby magoonigal » Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:43 am

Built by R Thompson, Southwick, as stated, for Mordey, Jones & Co Ltd, Newport.

1,821 Gross. 9 kts.

Subsequent History:

36 BRAMHILL - 46 SLEMISH

Disposal Data:

collision (BORDE) off Gravesend 29.3.56, beached & BU Grays 7.5.56

As BRAMHILL. Angel, Son & Co Ltd. Boston Building, James St, Cardiff.

As SLEMISH. Shamrock Shipping Co Ltd. C. S. Brown (Mgr) Larne Harbour, Northern Ireland.

Cannot help with the location.
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