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Name: ARRAN FIRTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/08/1921
Completed: 11/1921
Builder: Hepples (1919) Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 657
Dimensions: 342grt, 147nrt, 138.3 x 23.3 x 9.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 4cyl (16.375 x 18.875), 193nhp
Engines by: J & CG Bolinder's Co, Stockholm
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146262
History:
11/1921 Ferrum SS Co Ltd, Glasgow
1924 Border Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow
1925 Frank Waterhouse & Co of Canada Ltd, Vancouver
1929 Renamed WATCO
1936 Hygeia SS Co Ltd, Sydney, Nova Scotia
30/11/1936 Wrecked
Comments: 30/11/1936: Abandoned & wrecked south of Miquelon, Newfoundland
On a voyage from Sydney NS to St Pierre & Miquelon with a cargo of coal