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Name Official number Flag IMO
HOPE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1838  11/06/1838   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Sons, Greenock Westburn East   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
338 grt / 192 nrt / 135.6 ft  20.0 ft  14.2 ft   
Engine builder Scott, Sinclair & Co., Greenock
Engine detail
Side-lever 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Abraham Borradaile, John Simpson & David Guthrie, London (Cape of Good Hope Steam Navigation Co)     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
South Africa's first coasting steamer
9/1838 sailed Greenock for Cape of Good Hope via Cork and Tenerife; arrived pre19/12/1838 
Remarks
Also recorded as 240nrt, 143.9 x 21.6 x 15.7ft 
End year Fate / Status
1840  Wrecked 11/03/1840 
Disposal Detail
11/3/1840 wrecked on rocks off Cape St Francis, Eastern Cape (Table Bay for Algoa Bay). All 72 passengers and crew were saved with a constructed raft and a damaged jolly-boat. 
 

 



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