Basic Site Details

Name: SS Kinfauns Castle
City or county:  
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
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built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 407
Engines by Fairfiekd SB & E Co
Propulsion: Twin screws driven by a quadruple expasion engine, by builder, speed 17.5 knots
Launched: Friday, 12/05/1899
Built: 1899
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel

Castle Mail Packets Company
1900 Union-Castle Mail SS Co. 1916-1919 Admiralty as AMC and minelayer
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 03/10/1927

Stuart Gray suggests this is the house but DMW suggests it is much more likely to the liner of this name.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ship  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1902 Build/constructionPerhaps before 1902? Interior fittings


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1William FlockhartArchitectA1902 Interior fittings? Stuart Gray gives this date but since the ship was launched in 1899 it is possible the work by Flockhart is actually before 1902.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gray, A Stuart1985Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary   
Item 2 of 2  Accessed March 2013