Yard No. 292
ps JUPITER

built by J & G Thomson Clydebank in 1896

(JUPITER)

ps JUPITER

Yard Number 292, was named JUPITER when launched on Saturday, 21/03/1896 by J & G Thomson Clydebank , for Glasgow & South Western Railway Co., Glasgow .

Her main engines were built by J & G Thomson Clydebank , she was powered by Steam compound diagonal 2Cy.

Other names she bore were: JUPITER II (1915). Her last recorded name was JUPITER (1920)

JUPITER arrived for scrapping on 27/12/1935

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1896
Ship Type: Paddle steamer
Ship's Role: Clyde passenger steamer
Tonnage: 394 g
Length: 230 feet
Breadth: 28.1 feet
Owner History:
Glasgow & South Western Railway Co., Glasgow
1923 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co., Glasgow

Additional Information:
Served as a minesweeper as Jupiter II.
Sold to T.W.Ward in December 1935 and broken up at Barrow.
Photo supplied by G Lappin
Previous update by Bruce Allan