On This Day

29 May

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1919 Yorkshire


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The 10,184-ton cargo and passenger ship Yorkshire (Yard No. 509) was launched today for the Bibby Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool.

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1920 San Bruno

The 3,627-ton fruit carrier ship San Bruno (WC&C Yard No. 348) was launched today by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd., for the United Fruit Steamship Company. 

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1930 Silverteak


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The 6,770-ton cargo ship Silverteak (Yard No. 884) was launched today for Silver Line Ltd., London.

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1934 Idalia

The 147-ton yacht Idalia (Yard No. 930) was launched today for Alan F. Craig. 

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1970 Esso Caledonia


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The 126,535-ton supertanker Esso Caledonia (Yard No. 1677) was floated out today for the Esso Petroleum Co., London.