« « Back

Name Official number Flag IMO
PRINCE LEOPOLD  72361  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1876  24/02/1876  4/1876 
Vessel type Vessel description
Ferry Excursion Pleasure  Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  262 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
196 grt / 114 nrt / 165.6 ft  20.1 ft  7.9 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl oscillating 70nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd (Red Funnel), Southampton  Southampton   
Other names
1907 RHOS NEIGR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1888 re-reg Southampton
1906 Colwyn Bay & Liverpool Steamship Co Ltd
1906 Mersey Trading Co Ltd, Liverpool 
Vessel history
c1906 162grt 88nrt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1908  Foundered 20/07/1908 
Disposal Detail
On a trip from Llandudno to Rhos and Blackpool, struck rock and began sinking. She was run onto the beach north of Rhos Pier and all 80 passengers and 19 crew were saved. She refloated on the tide and then foundered.
Remains still visible at low tide. 
 

 



« « Back