ps SULTANA

ps SULTANA
built by Robertson & Company Greenock,
Yard No 6
Engines by Wm King & Co, Glasgow.
Propulsion: 1cy 80nhp paddle
Launched: Thursday, 13/02/1868
Built: 1868
Ship Type: Iron Paddle Steamer
Ship's Role: Clyde passenger / cargo services.
Tonnage: 157grt 67nrt (1892: 198grt 77nrt)
Length: 188.2 feet
Breadth: 18.3 feet
Owner History:
Alexander Williamson, Rothesay.
1891: Glasgow & South Western Railway Company.
1897: John Williamson.
1899: Lochfyne & Glasgow Steam Packet Co Ltd.
1900: M. Clavel, Cherbourg.
Status: Scrapped - 1907

Remarks:
ON 60346.
SULTANA was taken over by the Glasgow and South Western Railway in 1891 in whose colours she is shown here in an Adamson photograph in Rothesay Bay. Photo supplied by Graham Lappin.
c.1891: Saloon added on after deck.
Break up year was c.1907.

Previous update by David Asprey

Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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