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Name Official number Flag IMO
TAPTEE  27118  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1859  06/04/1859   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley Cartvale SB Yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
142 grt / 97 nrt / 128.7 ft  18.0 ft  8.8 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley
Engine detail
2cyl 30nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Matthew Hodgart, Paisley  Glasgow  12/05/1859 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1862 reg Bombay
1870 Cooverjee Cowasjee Jussavalla - mng Cooverjee Cowasjee & Co, Bombay 
Vessel history
Biult for Indian coastal service
28/5/1859 sailed Troon for Bombay (propeller shipped and rigged as schooner for delivery)
27/8/1859 put in to Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil with heavily-fouled hull; struck bar entering and beached for repairs
5/7/1860 reached Trincomalee from Table Bay
25/9/1860 arrived Bombay
1870 149grt 103nrt
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1872  Wrecked 16/11/1872 
Disposal Detail
Sank after striking Vingoria Rocks (Bombay and Malwan for Vingoria and Goa); crew, passengers and cargo saved 
 

 



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