The SS ARDRI was sold to William Thomas and sons in 1924. She had been built by J Shearer of Glasgow in 1892 and originally named The Coral of Glasgow. She was 477 tons gross had an Iron & Steel hull with a 2 cylinder compound steam engine and aft screw.

In 1915 she was sold to J McElvie again of Glasgow and rename ARDRI. The following year she was sold to Wm J Grey of Dunlin before being sold to William Thomas in 1924.  She sprang a leak and sunk 13 miles west of Bardsey Island while carrying cement from London to the Clyde on 22/1/1936.