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Name Official number Flag IMO
RIO VERMEJO  17841  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1856  13/11/1856   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley Cartvale SB Yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
170 grt / 50 nrt / 102.0 ft  19.0 ft  7.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2cyl 60nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Rodger & James Best, Liverpool  Liverpool  06/01/1857 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
31/2/1857 John Best & Brothers, Buenos Aires - Argentine flag 
Vessel history
Built to explore the Rio Bermejo, Argentina from River Plate as far as Oran (Salta) and the Bolivian border.
12/1/1857 sailed Paisley direct for River Plate, rigged as 2-masted schooner with engines, paddles etc dismantled. Also carrying two knocked-down barges.

6/1857 sailed Buenos Aires for Rio Bermejo, under Captain Lavarello. 
Remarks
"Rio Vermejo" was an English variant of the Rio Bermejo. 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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