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Name Official number Flag IMO
FLYING FOAM  52593  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1865  01/1865  05/1865 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Tender  Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  68 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
88 grt / 17 nrt / 96.5 ft  17.2 ft  8.3 ft   
Engine builder Scott, Sinclair & Co., Greenock
Engine detail
SL2cyl (24” x 42”) 50nhp, made in 1848 (removed from WIZARD)

1874 re-engined L2-cyl. (16” x 16”) engine by Carr Fowler & Co, Sunderland. 25nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John & George Kidston and Thomas Whyte, Glasgow, and Graham Brymner, Greenock (Clyde Shipping Co), Glasgow  Glasgow  12/05/1865 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1868 John & George Kidston, Glasgow and Graham Brymner, Greenock (Clyde Shipping Co), Glasgow
21/04/1874 James Purdy Rennoldson, South Shields - reg South Shields
16/12/1874 James Brodie, North Shields - reg North Shields
1875 ??, Russia 
Vessel history
Passenger capacity of 300.
1874 converted into a screw tug. 91grt 44nrt  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
  Unknown  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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