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Name Official number Flag IMO
DIAMOND  55444  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1867  05/11/1866  12/02/1867 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  158 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
61 grt / 14 nrt / 80.5 ft  15.2 ft  7.8 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
L1cyl (29½” x 44”) 30nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
AndrewOrr, John Hendry, William Letham and Alexander Ferguson (River Towing Co), Greenock  Greenock  12/02/1867 
Other names
1867 FLYING CLOUD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
9/12/1867 ??, New York (nominally)
27/12/1867 Clyde Shipping Company - mng G J Kidston, Glasgow.
9/1877 James Purdy Rennoldson, Shields shipbuilder
26/1/1878 William Barber and Stephenson Chisholm, North Shields - reg North Shields
20/10/1879 Hugh S Campbell, North Shields
25/10/1880 Alexander Laing, Leith.
15/10/1888 O T Olsen, Stavanger, Norway (£150) 
Vessel history
12/1867 "foreign" sale to effect change of name
18/04/1868 Suffered a collision with the excursion steamer LADY BRISBANE (130g. /1842) resulting in both vessels sinking. Subsequently both vessels raised, repaired and returned to service.
1869 61grt 6nrt
1877 sold in part-exchange for FLYING EAGLE.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
  Unknown  
Disposal Detail
No trace after 1888 sale to Norway 
 

 



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