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Name Official number Flag IMO
BRANDON  10758  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1854  5/1854   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay & Curle, Glasgow Stobcross Yard 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
764 grt / 501 nrt / 216.1 ft  27.3 ft  17.1 ft   
Engine builder Randolph, Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl 164nhp, 11½kn, 1-screw.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
London & Limerick Steam Navigation Co, Limerick  Limerick  09/08/1854 
Other names
by1862 BENJAMIN ATTWOOD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1857 The Ottoman company, CVonstantinople
1861 H E Moss, London.
16/12/1862 Guistiniani, Constantinople
by1866 reg Italy
1868 ??, reg London 
Vessel history
8/1854 chartered to Croskey & Co for voyage Havre-Southampton-New York-Liverpool
11/1854 chartered by British Government as Black Sea transport for Crimean War
11/1857 on French Government service in Mediterranean
9/4/1866 ashore near Vona (Constantinople for Trebizond, general cargo)
 
Remarks
Clyde-New York. 1st vessel with compound eng.  
End year Fate / Status
1868  Collision 03/03/1868 
Disposal Detail
3/3/1868 sank at Sinope, Turkey after collision with French steamer CLYDE; over 30 passengers and crew drowned.
British registration closed 1870 
 

 



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