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Name Official number Flag IMO
PILOT  8200  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1844  04/05/1844  05/1844 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barr & MacNab, Paisley Abercorn Works   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
131 grt / 69 nrt / 137.4 ft  15.8 ft  7.9 ft   
Engine builder Barr & MacNab, Paisley
Engine detail
1cyl steeple 60nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Railway Steam Packet Co, Glasgow  Greenock  02/04/1845 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1846 George & James Burns, Glasgow
1847 Glasgow & Liverpool Steam Shipping Co - mng George & James Burns, Glasgow - reg Glasgow
1851 Capt Gillies, Glasgow.
1853 Robert Henderson, Edward Cory and others, Belfast - reg Belfast
1860 Robert Henderson, Belfast, William Whyte, Dugald McDougald, William Stewart & James Denny, Dumbarton 
Vessel history
1844 For Greenock-Kilmun service
1849 briefly on Oban-Ballachulish/Fort William servicee
1850 on Loch Lomond services from Balloch
19/7/1850 struck unknown rock (since known as Pilot Rock) off Ross Macalme Point and sank in shallow water off Rowardennan, Loch Lomond; passengers and crew all rescued by steamer WATERWITCH.
8/1850 raised and repaired by William Denny & Co at Balloch; returned to service by 16/8/1850
1851 on Glasgow-Kilmun-Lochgoilhead service
1853 on Belfast Lough services; 88t, 138.8 x 15.8 x 8.5ft
1860 104(108?)grt 57nrt, 141.0 x 16.3 x 7.7ft 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1862  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1862 broken up. 
 

 



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