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Name Official number Flag IMO
SEA MEW  45251  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1863  07/05/1863   
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   107 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
61 grt / 41 nrt / 71.5 ft  16.9 ft  8.5 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl diagonal oscillating 13nhp, 1-screw

1880 re-engined by Turnbull, Grant & Jack, Glasgow
1cyl high-pressure 10"x14" 17nhp 1-screw
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
C G Cowie & Co, Greenock  Greenock  15/05/1863 
Other names
SEAMEW 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1865 John Smith & Alex McMillan, Ardrossan and Peter McMillan. Caticol, Arran - reg Ardrossan
1869 Walter Birrell & John Weild, Glasgow - reg Glasgow (1870)
1888 Thomas McCracken - reg Belfast - reg Belfast
1888 James S Boyd, Belfast (manager for Bushmills Old Distillery Co?)
1891 David Morgan, Holyhead
1892 John Thomson, Govan 
Vessel history
29/3/1865 cabin caught fire in Gourock Bay after arriving for sale
c1869 61grt 32nrt; c1881 63grt 28nrt 
Remarks
Said to have been built for the Glasgow Salvage Association
Described 1865 as a "steamer adapted for fishing", and referred to as SEAMEW 
End year Fate / Status
1894  Wrecked 22/12/1894 
Disposal Detail
Stranded in Portpatrick harbour and a total wreck. 
 

 



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