James Crombie

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Ulster Star
Vessel Type: 
Official Number: 
Draught For'd: 
8' 0"
Draught Aft: 
11' 0"
Year Built: 
Arrival Date: 
Breakup Started: 
Date First Beaching: 
Breakup Completed: 
Original Builder: 
Ramage & Ferguson of Leith
Original Yard No.: 
Name Changes: 

1904  :  Launched as JAMES CROMBIE for Aberdeen, Leith & Moray Firth Steam Shipping Company Limited
1915  :  Ownership transferred to M. Langland & Sons, without change of name, or Aberdeen registration
1915  :  Acquired by Laird Lines Limited of Glasgow and renamed BROOM registered in Glasgow
1922  :  Acquired by Belfast Steam Shipping Company Limited, renamed DYNAMIC, and registered in Belfast
1922  :  Acquired by the City of Cork S. P. Company Limited, renamed LISMORE, and registered in Cork
1931  :  Acquired by Belfast Steam Shipping Company Limited, renamed ULSTER STAR , and registered in Belfast

Other Information: 

Cargo steamer ULSTER STAR
Dimensions : Length - 56.8 metres (184' 7")  x  Beam - 8.6 metres (28' 1")  x  Draught - 4.2 metres (13' 9")
Launched  :  14-09-1904
Completed :  08-10- 1904
Propulsion :   (Manufactured by the Builder)
Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocation Engine, for a service speed of 12 knots, with steam generated at 180 psig by one single-ended Boiler.
Chartered out - 1940 through 1949
1940  :  Vessel on 'spot' charter to David Mac Brayne for West Highland passenger/cargo service
1942  :  Vessel taken on long term charter by David Mac Brayne
1945  :  Vessel painted in David Mac Brayne colours
1949  :  Vessel returned to Owners on 24th February, who immediately disposed of her for scrapping


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