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Yard No. 6

Yard Number 6 was named SULTANA when launched on Thursday 13/02/1868 by Robertson & Company Greenock for Alexander Williamson Rothesay

Ship Particulars:
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.

Her main engines were built by Wm King & Co, Glasgow. , she was powered by 1cy 80nhp paddle

SULTANA was scrapped on 1907

Additional Information:
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.

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