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Name Official number Flag IMO
JOHNSTONE CASTLE  29284  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1861  17/10/1860   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley Cartvale SB Yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
192 grt / 131 nrt / 110 dwt 139.2 ft  21.1 ft  9.8 ft  8.0 ft 
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley
Engine detail
2cyl 45nhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Blackwood & Gordon, Paisley.  Glasgow  05/04/1861 
Other names
Launched as ROYAL TAR  
Subsequent owner and registration history
Mathew Hodgart, Paisley.
1861 John Hodgart, Bombay. 
Vessel history
After launching she was berthed in the Sneddon Quay (Paisley Harbour) for installation of machinery.
5/4/1861 Trial and trip with passengers round Arran.
23/7/1861 Arrived Calcutta.
1864 Poop lengthened resulting in 210grt 148nrt  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1865  Wrecked 16/01/1865 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked off Malabar coast near Bombay. 
 

 



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