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Name Official number Flag IMO
FLAMINGO    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1852  1852   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
J. W. Hoby & Co., Renfrew    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  /        
Engine builder J. W. Hoby & Co., Renfrew
Engine detail
Oscillating 60hp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Railway Steam Company.      
Other names
1853 BELL BIRD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1853 R Little & Co, Greenock. 
Vessel history
Entered service Greenock, Dunoon, the Holy Loch and the Gareloch.
11/12/1853 sailed from Greenock for Port Philip as BELL BIRD. Her paddle boxes and funnel had been unshipped and given four masts for the delivery voyage.
22/12/1853 sighted by Her Majesty's steamer, SIMOOM about 360 miles SW of Madeira.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1853  Missing  
Disposal Detail
Missing after the sighting on 22/12/1853 although another report suggest she was spoken on 6 February. That later report may be of a different BELL BIRD. 
 

 



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