ss DERWENT

ss DERWENT
built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow,
Yard No 13
Engines by Shipbuilder
Propulsion: Steam 2cy 120nhp 1scr
Launched: Wednesday, 13/04/1864
Built: 1864
Ship Type: Iron Steamship
Ship's Role: Passenger / cargo service, Hobart to Melbourne.
Tonnage: 478grt, 351nrt
Length: 196.0ft
Breadth: 25.3ft
Owner History:
J Wright, London - 1864 Tasmanian Steam Navigation Co Ltd (W Rout, Wm Guesdon & Wm Robertson), Hobart
1879 William Howard Smith, Melbourne
1883 Wm Howard Smith & Sons Ltd, Melbourne
1901 Howard Smith Co Ltd, Melbourne
Status: Scuttled - 30/12/1925

Remarks:
ON 50005
Completed June 1864
Used as a coal hulk from 1916 on Queensland coast
Stripped and scuttled off Cairns.

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