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Name Official number Flag IMO
OPHELIA  80417  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1878  08/12/1877   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Abercorn Shipbuilding Co, Paisley   40 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
190 grt / 99 nrt / 124.5 ft  18.1 ft  9.9 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
C 2cy.Inv. (14 & 27 x 21)in. 60psi, 31hp.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Francis N. Baird & Co, Glasgow.  Glasgow  29/10/1878 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1879 Andrew Patterson, Paisley (Banker)
1879 Alfred Borwick, London. 
Vessel history
After about a year being laid up in Greenock, awaiting a buyer, she was used initially as a collier running coals from West of Scotland ports, mainly Ayrshire, to Dublin.
In Alfred Borwick's ownership general cargo from Hull was intended. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1880  Wrecked 09/01/1880 
Disposal Detail
On voyage from Hull to Lofoten, Aker she went ashore in fog at Egersund near Stavanger.
Captain Clarkson, from Hull, and crew were saved. 
 

 



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