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Name Official number Flag IMO
THISTLE  63615  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1870  16/04/1870   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  102 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
312 grt / 176 nrt / 474 tm 164.7 ft  25.2 ft  13.6 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
80nhp, 1-screw

1876 re-engined and boilered by J Penn & Son, London
C2cyl (28 & 47 x 29½in), 60llb 90nhp 360ihp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Duke of Hamilton, Brandon & Chatelherault, London  London  23/06/1870 
Other names
1874 PANDORA - 1893 LEON DE ORO - 1905 ELOBEY 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1874 John Penn Sr, Lee, Kent
1880 Rt Hon William H Smith MP, London
1893 Compañía de Navegación de Sóller (Jerónimo Estades), Sollér, Mallorca
1897 Compania de Coproprietarios del Vapor Leon de Oro, Sollér
1905 Compania de los Vapores Correos de Fernando Poo - reg Bilbao
1915 Compania de los Vapores Correos Interinsulares de Fernando Poo  
Vessel history
1893 converted to passenger-cargo vessel for services between Mallorca and mainland Spain
1905 on mail/passenger/cargo services in Gulf of Guinea 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Wrecked 07/10/1917 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked at Cotonou (Lagos for Cotonou) 
 

 



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