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Name Official number Flag IMO
LADY SYBIL  85406  CAN   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1908  24/12/1907  02/1908 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  47 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
676 grt / 352 nrt / 165.0 ft  28.1 ft  18.7 ft  11.7 ft 
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (16in, 26½in & 43in x 30in) 173nhp, 1-screw 12 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Magdalen Islands Steamship Co Ltd, Magdalen Islands PQ - mng R J Leslie, Halifax NS  Amherst  03/07/1908 
Other names
EVANGELINE (launched) - 1923 YUNGAY 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1909 mng William McLure, Pictou NS
1916 International Petroleum Co Ltd, Toronto - reg Bridgetown, Barbados
1923 Sociedade Naviera Chilena de Transportes, Valparaiso
12/1927 James S Webster & Sons Ltd, Kingston - reg Kingston, Jamaica 
Vessel history
Built for passenger & cargo services between the Magdalen Islands and Canadian mainland.
7/1927 laid up at Bayonne NJ
1928 667grt 
Remarks
Intended name EVANGELINE refused by registrar under new rules to avoid duplication 
End year Fate / Status
1928  Wrecked 07/02/1928 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked on reef off east coast of Eleuthera Island on passage New York for Port au Prince with case oil and gasoline. Crew of 15 reached shore in ship's boat. The loss was due to poor navigation. 
 

 



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