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Name Official number Flag IMO
BLANCHE  45963  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1863  08/04/1863   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
A. & J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow Pointhouse 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
234 grt / 174 nrt / 146.1 ft  20.0 ft  12.0 ft   
Engine builder A. & J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl simple 40nhp, 1-screw

1876 re-engined by Wingate, 40(75?)nhp
by1893 50nhp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Hermann L Seligmann, Glasgow  Glasgow  27/04/1863 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1864 Mathew Langlands (M Langlands & Sons), Glasgow
1867 Joseph Weatherley, London
1871 (foreign)
1872 Weatherley, Mead & Hussey, London - reg London
1875 Joseph Weatherley (Weatherley, Mead & Hussey), London
1888 Christopher Furness, West Hartlepool - reg West Hartlepool
1891 Furness, Withy & Co Ltd - mng Christopher Furness, West Hartlepool
1892 William A Osborn (Osborn & Wallis), Bristol - reg Bristol (1893) 
Vessel history
Built for Glasgow-Dunkerque trade
2/5/1863 sailed Glasgow
by1875 234grt 145nrt
From 1888 used in coastal coal trades;
1888 246grt 147nrt; 1893 255grt 98nrt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1901  Wrecked 15/07/1901 
Disposal Detail
15/07/1901 wrecked on Île-Tudy, near Loctudy on passage from Cardiff to Quimper, Brittany with bran. 
 

 



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