built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley in 1901
built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley,
Yard No 153?
Propulsion: 2 x T3cy
Ship Type: passenger-cargo steamer
Tonnage: 662grt, 500t displ
Status: Sunk - 1967
Remarks: For service on Lake Victoria; assembled at Kisumu and launched 1903 and commissioned 1/1904
Armed as gunboat in WW1
1914 Struck rock, beached at Bujaga Point and stripped by British, and later German forces
1915 refloated and towed to Kisumu for refit; resumed service 1916
1924 engines and accommodtion removed and converted to lighter
1950s sank alongside (at Kisumu?)
Later raised and rebuilt as passenger/cargo vessel; reenteered service 12/10/1956
1967 sunk as breakwater at Kisumu.
Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron