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Name Official number Flag IMO
TUBAL CAIN  16873  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1853  10/02/1853  03/1853 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley Cartvale SB Yard 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
286 grt / 190 nrt / 380 dwt 151.7 ft  22.0 ft  12.4 ft  11.0 ft 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2cyl 31¾ x 30in 50nhp 10-12kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alexander Turiff & John Sharp (Turiff, Sharp & Co), Paisley  Glasgow  03/03/1853 
Other names
1864 SANTA MARTHA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/1860 George S Sanderson, Liverpool
7/1862 US Government
11/1863 Amos Bigland (American West India Co) - reg Nassau NP, Bahamas
1864 Oscar Cheereman, New York
9/1864 Gonzalvo de Cordova, Kingston Ja & New York - reg Kingston Ja (ON 46570 in error)
1865 Ribon & Monez, New York 
Vessel history
5/1853 on Glasgow-London service of Glasgow & London Screw Steam Shipping Co.
1860 287grt 195nrt
12/1860 for sale at Liverpool; 10/1/1861 for sale by auction
24/4/1862 sailed Liverpool for Nassau
24/7/1862 captured by USS OCTORORA, east of Savannah trying to reach Charleston with munitions. Sold
7/4/1864 condemned by US Court and sold by Marshall
 
Remarks
built with 12 passenger berths 
End year Fate / Status
1884  Deleted  
Disposal Detail
17/10/1884 British registry (Jamaica) closed as “missing for several years, not having been heard of since she left New York for New Grenada” 
 

 



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