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Name Official number Flag IMO
JAMES WATT       
Year built Date launched Date completed
1821  19/06/1821   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Wood & Co, Port Glasgow East yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
465 grt / 291 nrt /        
Engine builder Boulton & Watt, Birmingham
Engine detail
100nhp. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
London & Edinburgh SP Co.      
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1837 General Steam Navigation Co, London.  
Vessel history
Design by Charles Wood.
Construction by John and Charles Wood.
After launch, she was sailed to London for machinery to be installed there. 
Remarks
First steamer registered at Lloyds and, for about four years, the largest steam vessel afloat.
1832 Carried Sir Walter Scott home from London just before his death.  
End year Fate / Status
1853  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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