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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENMORE  65712  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1872  04/04/1872   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  114 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
569 grt / 361 nrt / 160.0 ft  24.0 ft  14.2 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl 22",40"x27" 70nhp 350ihp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Adam Thomson, London & Francis Lowther, Ryde (Weatherley, Mead & Hussey, London?).  London  13/07/1872 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1873 Tan Ben Gwat [Guat?] & Co, Singapore - reg Singapore
c1886 Tan Beng Gam, Singapore
1889 The Borneo Steam Ship Co Ltd, Singapore  
Vessel history
18/7/1872 sailed Clyde for Marseille and Nagasaki
22/7/1872 put in to Falmouth with machinery damage (burst air pump); sailed 24/7
29/10/1872 arrived Japan 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1889  Wrecked 24/12/1889 
Disposal Detail
24/12/1889 wrecked on Lagan Reef, 30m from Sandakan, Borneo (N Borneo ports for Singapore); passengers and crew saved 
 

 



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