Yard No. 10

built by R Chambers Dumbarton in 1880



Yard Number 10, was named CHANCELLOR when launched on Wednesday, 21/04/1880 by R Chambers Dumbarton , for Loch Lomond Steam Boat Company (Alexander Smollett & others) .

Her main engines were built by Mathew Paul & Co, Dumbarton , she was powered by 2cy simple diagonal, 36" x 60" 140nhp.
1892 re-engined with C2cy diagonal 199 nhp by Blackwood & Gordon Her last recorded name was COMMERCIO (1901)

CHANCELLOR was reduced to a hulk on or by 1910

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1880
Ship Type: Paddle Steamer
Ship's Role: Arrochar service
Tonnage: 272 grt
Length: 199.7 feet
Breadth: 21.1 feet
Owner History:
Loch Lomond Steam Boat Company (Alexander Smollett & others)
1885 Lochgoil and Lochlong Steamboat Co.
1891 Glasgow & South Western Railway Co.
1901 La Herculina Ferrolana, Ferrol.

Additional Information:
O.N. 82308. Registered Glasgow.
As COMMERCIO converted to coaling barge at Ferrol.

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