Buteshire (2)

NGJL

The forward funnel as built was an enlarged 'stove pipe' for the donkey boiler

01/05/1918: Torpedoed & damaged by U-Boat UB57. 8 crew died

Bizarrely the attack blew a lifeboat into the air and it landed on the aft funnel

Deemed a CTL she was handed over to the UK Government as war loss insurers

1919: Purchased by Blue Star and rebuilt, losing her forward funnel

1929: Broken up at Inverkeithing by TW Ward Ltd

As Bollington Grange

Life after Scottish Shire Line

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Buteshire (2)

1893

1915 Sold to Houlder Bros

5534

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

102653

Hawthorn Leslie

Hebburn

Hawthorn Leslie

Newcastle

Triple Expansion Steam

467 NHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

B Coull

1893 - 1894



J Cuthbert

1894 - 1898



C Olsen

1898 - 1902



W Chicken

1902 - 1908



W J Page

1908 - 1911



H G Wheatman

1911 - 1912



W H Brodie

1912 - 1915




8/1914

UK



8/1915

UK


As Magic Star with forward funnel removed

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