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Name Official number Flag IMO
RATHLIN  78554  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1877  28/06/1877   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  142 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
963 grt / 565 nrt / 229.7 ft  31.0 ft  16.1 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, C.2-cyl. (26" & 52" x 57") engine by the shipbuilder. 170 hp 170nhp,  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Clyde Shipping Company (G. J. Kidston, manager), Glasgow.   Glasgow   
Other names
1903 RESTIGOUCHE - 1908 LADY OF GASPE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
08/02/1893 Owners incorporated as the Clyde Shipping Company Ltd., (J. M. Cuthbert, manager), Glasgow.
1901 Wm. Cuthbert appointed as manager.
06/04/1903 Michael Connolly, Quebec and renamed RESTIGOUCHE
1904 North American Transportation Co. Ltd. Quebec
1908 Bouchard Bros., Quebec and renamed LADY OF GASPE
1913 Gaspe Steamship Co. Ltd, Quebec
1915 Nova Scotia Steamships Ltd., - H. McC. Hart, Quebec 
Vessel history
1881 480 nrt.
1888 new double ended boilers 917 grt, 444 nrt.
1897 945 grt, 463 nrt.
She was rebuilt twice: once in 1909 and again in 1915.

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1921  Wrecked 08/08/1921 
Disposal Detail
8/8/1921 on voyage from Boston to Halifax she ran aground in fog, off Thrum Cap Shoal, at the entrance to Halifax Harbour. There were no casualties. General cargo, barrelled beef and flour. 
 

 



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