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Yard No. 48
ss SCOTIA



Yard Number 48 was named SCOTIA when launched on Wednesday 14/01/1880 by H M McIntyre Paisley for William Buchanan Glasgow

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1880
Ship Type: Iron Paddle Steamer
Tonnage: 260grt 80nrt (1892 303grt 38nrt)
Length: 211.2ft
Breadth: 21.8ft

Owner History:
William Buchanan, Glasgow
1891 Glasgow & South Western Railway Co, Glasgow
1893 Edwards, Robertson & Co, Cardiff
1895 John Gunn, Cardiff
1899 P & A Campbell Ltd, Bristol
1903 Soc. di Nav. a Vapore della Peninsula Sorrentina, Castellamare
1906 Società Industriale e Commerciale Italiana, Naples
1907 Soc. Napoletana di Nav. a Vapore, Naples


Her main engines were built by William King & Co, Glasgow , she was powered by 2cy hp steeple 135nhp paddle

Other names she bore were: PRINCIPESSA MAFALDA (1903). Her last recorded name was EPOMEO (1907)

SCOTIA was scrapped on 1914

Additional Information: Broken up at Baia, work completed 10/5/1913 (Schell)
also reported sunk by mine in Gulf of Sorrento c1914

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Photo supplied by Graham Lappin