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Name Official number Flag IMO
KELBURNE  78852  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1879  10/1878   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Abercorn Shipbuilding Co, Paisley Abercorn  35 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
221 grt / 139 nrt / 130.9 ft  20.8 ft  9.9 ft   
Engine builder J & T Young, Ayr
Engine detail
C2cyl 19",33"x24" 48nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
George Clark, Ayr  Ayr  25/01/1879 
Other names
1880 STRATHSPEY - 1891 HIRONDELLE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
03/05/1888 Alexander M Hay declared bankrupt
1888 Henry Lane, Londonderry.
1891 Dreux, Le Legue-St Brieuc, France
1891 B. Rouxel, Lelegue, France.
1899 Dreux et Santin, Nantes, France.
1902 Joseph Larran, Peyrehorade, France.
1905 Germain, Nantes.
1906 A. Mazella et J. Barone, Oran, Algeria.
1907 T.D. Hyaffil and Co., Oran, Algiers.
1908 Societe Commerciale et Maritime, Oran.
1912 J. Bernheim (Succession Ant. Mazella), Oran.
1920 Transports Cotiers a Vapeur (Nicolas Mazella, manager), Oran.
 
Vessel history
24/12/1881 stranded but apparently salvaged.
1880 rebuilt as STRATHSPEY - see Yd 44 - but more likely after the stranding - 221grt 106nrt.
by1900; 214grt 80nrt, 39.92 x 6.30 x 3.00m 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1923  Exploded 20/02/1923 
Disposal Detail
Sank following an explosion at Algiers whilst on a voyage from Algiers to Oran with a cargo of petrol and paraffin. 
 

 



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