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Name Official number Flag IMO
LADY LE MARCHANT    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1852  21/07/1852   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Wood Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Steele & Co., Greenock Rue End   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
213 grt /  / 107.0 ft  19.0 ft  11.0 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1-Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
A company in Newfoundland.  Liverpool   
Other names
1862 MIAMI 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1854 Lestock DesBrisay, Richibucto - registered Miramichi, New Brunswick.
1862 to U.S. Government (Transport). Revenue cutter.
1871 Mason, Hobbs & Company of Philadelphia.  
Vessel history
Contracted through Ridley & Co, Liverpool.
Built for Newfoundland service, returned to United Kingdom after two years.
1859 used for Hydrographic survey in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador.
First steam packet operated on Conception Bay.
05/1862 carried President Abraham Lincoln and other VIP guests to Hampton Roads, Virginia, soon after the famous battle between the ironclads CSS Virginia and USS Monitor 
Remarks
As the US owned MIAMI she would be USRC (US Revenue Cutter) and not USS MIAMI which was a PS Gunboat. 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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