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Yard No. 25
ps WAVERLEY



Yard Number 25 was named WAVERLEY when launched on Tuesday 16/05/1865 by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow for North British Steam Packet Company

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1865
Ship Type: Iron Paddle Steamer
Ship's Role: Dublin - Douglas - Silloth
Tonnage: 593 grt
Length: 222.2 feet
Breadth: 26.8 feet

Owner History:
North British Steam Packet Company
1868 London & South Western Railway Co


Her main engines were built by the shipbuilder , she was powered by steam paddle 2cy oscillating 280nhp

She was wrecked on 05/06/1873

Additional Information:
Built to replace a twin funnelled Tyneside built WAVERLEY of similar type she proved to big for her run and was sold for Southampton/Channel Isles service.
Wrecked in fog on Platte Boue Rock, Guernsey, all saved

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