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Name Official number Flag IMO
WARD JACKSON  5151  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1854  1854/05   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton   46 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
528 grt / 419 nrt / 178.6 ft  24.2 ft  14.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2cyl 90nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ralph Ward Jackson & R Watson, West Hartlepool  Hartlepool  26/06/1854 
Other names
1863 HERMAN - 1863 MAY QUEEN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1856 mng West Hatlepool Steam Navigation Co, West Hartlepool - reg West Hartlepool
by1863 Williams & Giles
1863 J C Lencke, Germany
7/1863 W Bennett, West Hartlepool - reg West Hartlepool
1863 Leng & Curtis
1864 John Pile & Joseph Spence (West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co), West Hartlepool
c1866 C D Barker, Newcastle-on-Tyne
1867 James Park, London
1869 Thomas H Pile, London - reg London 
Vessel history
Built for West Hartlepool-Hamburg service
c1860 482grt 339nrt
3/1863 chartered by Polish emigrés in London to carry 150 volunteers and arms from London to assist Polish insurrection; abandoned by British crew at Copenhagen and taken to Malmö where seized. British master convicted of customs offences.
1965 lengthened: 763grt 418nrt, 208.0 x 25.5 x 13.9ft 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1874  Missing  
Disposal Detail
4/1874 sailed Shields for Cartagena with coals and not heard from 
 

 



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