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Name Official number Flag IMO
PAQUETE CORREO  27789  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1859  7/1859   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   71 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
250 grt / 169 nrt / 131.5 ft  28.1 ft  9.9 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2cyl 27"x24" 50nhp 1-screw
Engine No 59-Denny.
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Harbottle, London  London  09/08/1859 
Other names
1859 PAQUETE CORREO I - 1860 GENERAL MIRAMON - 1862 ELIZABETH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1859 Spanish Government, Administration of Cuba
(1859 "General Co of Navigation & Industry", Mexico (?))
1860 General Miguel Miramón, Mexico
1860 USA Government
1861 ??
1862 John Holmes Hanna (British), New Orleans - reg Nassau 
Vessel history
Built as a mail steamer for Cuban service
1860 purchased by Commodore Tomás Marín of behalf of General Miguel Miramón, Mexico, rebel commander attempting to oust the Liberal Government of Mexico
6-7/3/1860 in preparing to blockade/capture Vera Cruz, Mexico was captured by chartered tug WAVE and USS SARATOGA in Battle of Antón Lizaro. Taken to New Orleans.
1861-1862 ran Civil War blockade between New Orleans and Havana
8/1862 reported making a slaving voyage from Cabinda, Angola to Havana
 
Remarks
Registration papers have wood hull (also reported as iron?) 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
1915 British register officially closed as no informationm on vessel or owner 
 

 



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