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Name Official number Flag IMO
DAUNTLESS  15451  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1856  1856/09   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay & Curle, Glasgow Stobcross Yard  54 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
76 grt / 28 nrt / 89.0 ft  15.6 ft  8.3 ft   
Engine builder A. & J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
L1cyl 40nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Hendry & four others (Greenock Towing Co), Greenock  Greenock  25/10/1856 
Other names
RANGER (poss intended) 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1857 Charles F Bennett, St John's Nfld - reg St Johns Nfld
1859 Thomas Murphy, Trinity Bay Nfld
by1867 James Goodfellow, St John's Nfld
186x Robert Grieve, St John's Nfld
c1876 John O'Dwyer, St John's Nfld
c1877 John Woods, St John's Nfld
5/12/1877 Thomas Murphy, Trinity Bay Nfld - reg St John's Nfld 
Vessel history
1/4/1858 struck Propper's Rock, St John's Nfld and sank in 5 fathoms; all crew saved - tug later raised
6/9/1862 struck by steamer ADVENTURE at St John's Nfld, causing serious damage
2/9/1877 reported total loss at Gambro Bonavista Bay
1856 Clyde-Baltic voyage

A 'RANGER' is mentioned in Glasgow Herald as built 1856 for Greenock Towing Co. This may have been an intended name for this DAUNTLESS. 
End year Fate / Status
1877  Lost  
Disposal Detail
"1877 lost at Dildo, Trinity Bay, southeast Newfoundland"

(register closed 23/1/1909) 


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