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Name Official number Flag IMO
CINTRA  1151  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1854  23/10/1854   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley Cartvale SB Yard   

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
517 grt / 349 nrt / 178.8 ft  24.2 ft  14.2 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
160nhp 1-screw

1882 80nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
J Bibby & Son, Liverpool.  Liverpool  05/12/1854 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1858 Cotesworth, Lyne & Co, Liverpool
1875 Joseph W Lyne, Liverpool
1891 The 'Cintra' Steam Ship Co Ltd - mng James H Welsford, Liverpool  
Vessel history
1882 482grt 300nrt (re-engined?) 
Described as "collier" at time of loss 
End year Fate / Status
1893  Stranded 17/11/1893 
Disposal Detail
Dragged anchor in heavy gale and stranded in Carbis Bay, S of St Ives, Cornwall (Newport Mon for Dartmouth with coal). Only five of crew of twelve could be rescued, by breeches buoy the beach (also reported as four saved out of fifteen). Porthminster Bay, given as location of loss in some sources is the adjoining bay at St Ives.

Remains reported still visible at low tide, and anchor preserved ashore as a memorial. 


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