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Name Official number Flag IMO
LADY AILSA  94360  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1888  04/01/1888   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon Troon 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1266 grt / 797 nrt / 231.2 ft  33.2 ft  16.9 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Son, Govan
Engine detail
T3cyl (17, 27, 44 x 36in), 98nhp, 1 - Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
J. & A. Wyllie, London.  London   
Other names
1897 HOPEFUL - 1890 BELGIAN PRINCE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1890 Prince Steam Shipping Co.Ltd, (James Knott, manager),Newcastle
26-04-1895 Prince Line (1895) Ltd, (same manager).
11-08-1897 F H Powell & Company, Liverpool, and renamed HOPEFUL. 
Vessel history
02-1890 Stranded on DuFour Reef near St Nazaire and subsequently salvaged.
23-09-1890 Sold in her damaged state to Prince Steam Shipping Co.Ltd, (James Knott, manager), subsequently repaired and renamed BELGIAN PRINCE.
23-01-1891 Seaworthy Certificate issued.
26-04-1895 Sold to Prince Line (1895) Ltd, (same manager).
11-08-1897 Sold to F H Powell & Company, Liverpool, and renamed HOPEFUL. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1903  Collision 13/02/1903 
Disposal Detail
Sunk in a collision with the Ailsa built steamer RALOO off the Longships Lightvessel, on passage Liverpool for Plymouth and London, with general cargo 
 

 



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