ps MARQUIS OF BUTE

ps MARQUIS OF BUTE
built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow,
Yard No 172
Engines by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow
Propulsion: 1cy 85nhp paddle
Launched: Tuesday, 03/03/1868
Built: 1868
Ship Type: Paddle Steamer
Tonnage: 163grt 80nrt
Length: 196.6ft
Breadth: 18.2ft
Owner History:
Alexander & Thomas McLean, Glasgow
1889 Capt Alexander Williamson Sr, Glasgow
1891 Glasgow & South Western Railway Co, Glasgow
1904 John Williamson, Glasgow
1906 J Gordon, Newry
1907 David Monk, Preston
Status: Scrapped - 1908

Remarks:
Launched at Stobcross
operated 1869/1872 for Greenock & Ayrshire Railway Co to Greenock
1872/1891 operated for Glasgow & South Western Railway Co
some doubt over whether John Williamson owned her in 1889, or was operator on behalf of creditors of McLean
1904/1906 Belfast/Larne service
1906/1907 Carlingford Lough service

Previous update by Stuart Cameron
info from John Newth & Bruce Allan
Photo supplied by Graham Lappin shows Marquis of Bute between Benmore and Lord of the Isles at Broomielaw

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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