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Name: WILKS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/02/1969
Completed: 03/1969
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 311
Dimensions: 199grt, 149nrt, 422dwt, 137.4 x 25.4 x 8.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 8cyl (168 X 184mm), 345bhp
Engines by: Rolly Royce Ltd, Shrewsbury
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 337108
History:
03/1969 Eggar-Forester Ltd (GT Gillie & Blair Ltd), London
1974 Managers Buries Markes Ltd, London
1975 Glenlight Shipping Ltd, Ardrossan
1975 Hay, Hamilton Ltd (Glenlight Shipping Ltd), Glasgow
1975 Renamed GLENROSA
1976 Clyde Shipping Co Ltd (Glenlight Shipping Ltd), Glasgow
1988 Glenlight Shipping Ltd, Ardrossan
1990 Roderick McLean, London; renamed BOSTON BELLE
1993 Broken up
Comments: 1993: Broken up at Inverkeithing


Above photo as GLENROSA