built by Robert Napier Govan,
Yard No 19
Engines by Robert Napier, Govan
Propulsion: Steam paddle wheels 280hp
Launched: Tuesday, 28/04/1846
Built: 1846
Ship Type: Iron paddle steamer
Tonnage: 700t (1866: 527grt 277nrt)
Length: 188.2 feet
Breadth: 28.0 feet
Draught: 15.9 feet depth
Owner History:
Isle of Man Steam Packet Co, Douglas
1866Edward Gawn, Thomas Bridson & Alexander Spittal, Douglas
Status: Scrapped - 1868

ON 21921
She cost the Steam Packet Company 21,000.
Her huge figurehead was of a Manx Scandinavian King in armour.
In the winter of 1850 she was chartered to go to the Mediterranean and calls included Gibraltar, Genoa and Leghorn; she made the round trip in 30 days.
In 1866 she was sold to Clyde shipbuilders Caird & Co for 5000 in part payment for the Tynwald (II) which they were building.
Broken up at Liverpool

Photo supplied by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by Colin Campbell

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

Press Back on your Browser to return to Search Results

New: The Kvaerner Govan Years - The ships today
New for 2013: Clydebuilt Canada - 1) The ships of Canadian Pacific
New for 2013: Clydebuilt Norway - Norwegian and Clyde linked ships
Copyright (except where otherwise stated). Extracts from the database may be used so long as credit is given to this website with a full url published in printed material or embedded in your website, plus credit to the editor(s) who supplied the information. Unfortunately we are unable to deal with requests to research ships, any information found in the database is all the information we have to date or are able to supply.

Looking for Shipping News? Pay a visit to Shipping Times UK