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Name Official number Flag IMO
SAMSON  7418  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1855  18/11/1854   
Vessel type Vessel description
Barge Lighter  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Bourne & Co, Greenock Ladyburn   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
119 grt / 88 nrt / 79.9 ft  19.4 ft  9.6 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
25nhp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Bourne, Greenock  Greenock  30/04/1855 
Other names
1855 PERA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
13/4/1855 John Bourne, Greenock and Thomas Hardie, Roseneath.
By 9/1855 (foreign)
12/1855 Admiralty (from Joseph Aspinall, Constantinople)
10/10/1856 sold in Constantinople to the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London.
22/12/1856 a similar vessel was registered as PERA in Malta and could be the same vessel. 
Vessel history
03/1855 trial - 7 knots.
1855 on Crimean War service? 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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