Yard No. 65

built by Caird & Company Greenock in 1859



Yard Number 65, was named WINDSOR CASTLE when launched on Thursday, 05/05/1859 by Caird & Company Greenock , for James Caird & James Miller Jr, Greenock .

Her main engines were built by the shipbuilder , she was powered by Steam diagonal 2cyl 115nhp paddle

Other names she bore were: DUNOON CASTLE (intended).

She was wrecked on 27/09/1860

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1859
Ship Type: Steel Paddle Steamer
Tonnage: 191grt 93nrt
Length: 191.9ft
Breadth: 20.0ft
Draught: 7.6ft depth, 3ft draught
Owner History:
James Caird & James Miller Jr, Greenock
1860 ??, India

Additional Information:
First Clyde paddle steamer with an experimental steel hull
Sold 9/1860 for Hooghly River service in India; engines and paddle boxes were removed for separate shipment and she was rigged as 3~masted schooner for delivery.
Sailed Lamlash Bay for India 27/9/1860 but wrecked on Kintyre coast on same day.