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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUNVEGAN CASTLE  45665  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1868  10/01/1868   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
229 grt / 126 nrt / 140.5 ft  19.8 ft  11.4 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl 80nhp. 11.5kn on trial. 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Martin Orme (Glasgow), William Lang (Greatholm) and Thomas Blackwood (Port Glasgow)  Port Glasgow  26/02/1868 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1877 William McCulloch, Glasgow.
1879 James Mawson, Barrow - reg Barrow. 
Vessel history
The contract speed was not attained when built.
1869 lengthened: 255grt 149nrt, 154.5 x 26.6 x 11.0ft and new boilers installed.

21/10/1874 driven ashore at Dunvegan carrying cargo and six passengers. Refloated almost one year later on 1/9/1875 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1889  Collision 27/04/1889 
Disposal Detail
On voyage (with pig iron and rails) sank in collision with COLLEEN BAWN (blt Govan 1862, Liverpool for Drogheda) in the Mersey. All nine crew and one passenger rowed ashore. 
 

 



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