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Name: KYLEBANK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/12/1960
Completed: 03/1961
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 249
Dimensions: 1143grt, 550nrt, 228.0 x 35.8 x 15.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, Blackstone type, 6cyl, 1050bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 301374
History:
03/1961 Kyle Shipping Co Ltd, (Monroe Brothers Ltd, managers), Liverpool
1970 Managers became Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, London
1971 Managers became Wm Robertson Shipowners Ltd, Glasgow
1975 Wm Robertson Shipowners Ltd, Glasgow; renamed TURQUOISE
1978 Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd
1979 Estland Maritime Inc, Cardiff, (Shamrock Shipping Co Ltd, managers)
1979 Renamed ESTLAND
1982 Estrella Maritime Inc, Panama; renamed BARNEY MAC
1983 Diplari Shipping Co, Panama; renamed ROSELAND
1984 Broken up
Comments: 03/10/1984: Arrived at Barking Creek, River Thames for breaking up by GW Tutt


Photo as ESTLAND copyright of M Best

Photo as ESTLAND courtesy of Richard Cox