Yard No. 10

built by Robert Duncan & Co Port Glasgow in 1865



Yard Number 10, was named HYDRABAD when launched on Sunday, 14/05/1865 by Robert Duncan & Co Port Glasgow , for Bombay Iron Ship Co, Bombay..

She was wrecked on 24/06/1878

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1865
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Cargo, some passengers
Tonnage: 1339 net
Length: 229.5 feet
Breadth: 37.2 feet
Draught: depth 23.2 feet
Owner History:
Bombay Iron Ship Co, Bombay.
Last owners, Stephens and Sons, London.

Additional Information:
O.N. 30642. Completed August 1865.
While bound for Adelaide, Australia from Lyttelton, New Zealand, the ship was struck by a severe storm on 24 June 1878 and was run on to Waitarere Beach on the west coast of North Island to give the crew and passengers a better chance of survival. As a result, no lives were lost.
Two attempts were made to refloat the vessel but she was eventually abandoned.

Note. There may have been other owners or managers after the Bombay Iron Ship Co. It is only known that Stephens & Sons were owners by 1875.