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Name: RATTRAY HEAD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/08/1965
Completed: 11/1965
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Company Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay, Wallsend
Yard Number: 282
Dimensions: 1600grt, 1045nrt, 2758dwt, 274.0 x 42.9 x 17.2ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 9cyl (340 x 570mm), 2130bhp
Engines by: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 307336
History:
11/1965 AF Henry & MacGregor Ltd, Leith
1972 Christian Salvesen (Shipping) Ltd, Leith
1973 Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, London; renamed ANGMERING
12/1974 MK Bustard, (Comben Longstaff & Co Ltd, managers), London
29/01/1975 Wrecked
Comments: 29/01/1975: Grounded on Black Rock Shoal, Galway Bay
Whilst on a voyage from Gdansk to Galway
Cargo of coal removed but vessel declared a total loss


Above photo as RATTRAY HEAD courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as RATTRAY HEAD is copyright of Albert Weller