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Name Official number Flag IMO
BERENICE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1836     
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Sloop  Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Wood & Co, Port Glasgow East yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
756 grt / 664 nrt / 178' 8"  29' 0"    6' 0" 
Engine builder Robert Napier, Glasgow
Engine detail
250nhp
Engine No.44 (Napier's first in an ocean-going ship). 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Honourable East India Company, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
EIC's 1st steamer, also operated as a mail steamer to Suez 
Remarks
EIC's first steam warship.
Considered to be Robert Napier's order, sub-contracted for the hull to John Wood. 
End year Fate / Status
1866  Fire  
Disposal Detail
1866 burnt at sea 
 

 



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