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Name Official number Flag IMO
MARIPOSA  97583  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1889  15/10/1889   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  215 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
395 grt / 283 nrt / 153.0 ft  28.1 ft  8.8 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (9½, 15, 25 x 18in) 27/36nhp 250ihp 7½kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alexander Allan and others, Glasgow.  Glasgow  28/11/1889 
Other names
1895 BATITU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1895 W Samson, Glasgow
1895 Francisco Garcao, Buenos Aires
1897 Nicolas Mihanovich, Buenos Aires
1907 Navegacion a Vapor Nicolas Mihanovich SA, Buenos Aires
1910 Compania Argentina de Navegacion (N Mihanovich) Ltda, Buenos Aires
1920 La Compañía Uruguaya de Navegación, Montevideo 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1930  Collision 23/02/1930 
Disposal Detail
On passage Buenos Aires to Montevideo, she sank after a collision with the British steamship VAUBAN in the channel off Punta Indio, River Plate.
BATITU had a general cargo and was towing a lighter. 
 

 



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