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Name Official number Flag IMO
DESPATCH  44953  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1862  05/05/1862   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   95 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
63 grt / 20 nrt / 76.3 ft  15.6 ft  7.9 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
1cyl 30nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Robert Barclay, Glasgow and John Inkster & Alexander Bloackwood, Leith  Leith  06/06/1862 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1863 Thomas Buchanan, Glasgow, Alexander Blackwood, Leith and Donald Currie, Liverpool
1878 Henry Burrell and Hans J C Fischer, Grangemouth - reg Grangemouth
187x James H W Culliford, Sunderland 
Vessel history
by1879 used as a fishing vessel 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1879  Collision 20/11/1879 
Disposal Detail
Lost when run down, trawling off Seaham, by iron Middlesbrough steamer J M LENNARD (505g/1875; Tyne for Rouen, general cargo). One crew member of DESPATCH lost.
In Board of Trade Inquiry, the J M LENNARD was held responsible for not keeping a proper lookout 
 

 



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