Last modified on 21 January 2012, at 12:17

Category:Arctic Penguin (ship, 1910)

Built by Dublin Drydock Company Ltd, Dublin Ireland
Completion date
Length overall 30.48 m (33.3 yd)
Beam 7.3 m (8 yd)
Draft 3.7 m (4 yd)
Gross tonnage 400.00
Main engine 2x Kelvin KR6 Diesel Engine, No's. 24443 & 24812. 2x132bhp From fishing boats 'Silver Lining' from Carradale and 'Brilliant Star' from Tarbert. Not running.

History


  • 1910 Named: PENGUIN as lightship for the Irish Lighthouse Service - cost £7,230. Flag: Ireland
  • 1966 Sold to T.E. McSweeney and converted into a Youth Adventure Sea Training Vessel Renamed: HALLOWE'EN Flag: United Kingdom
  • 1982 Sold to Mr D. Norris and converted to a schooner. Cruise Boat Renamed: ARCTIC PENGUIN Moored close to the eastern shore of The Gareloch where her new owner single-handedly fitted her with twin diesel engines. All the work, the boring out of the stern propellor tubes, the fitting of the necessary external propellor shaft brackets, the propellor shafts and the propellors was all done without the ship being docked or slipped.
  • 1995 Maritime Museum at Inveraray Pier