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Name Official number Flag IMO
MAID OF LORN  99880  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1893  1893  1893 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster Puffer  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Burrell & Son, Glasgow   26 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
90 grt / 42 nrt / 77.33 ud 66.0 ft  18.3 ft  8.5 ft   
Engine builder Walker, Henderson & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C.2-cyl. 20nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Muir Paton, John Gray Frew and John MacPherson, Glasgow.  Glasgow   
Other names
1896 SNOWFLAKE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
by 1895 John Muir Paton (Paton & Hendry), Glasgow
1896 Hoskin, Trevithick and Polkinhorne Hayle, Cornwall, renamed SNOWFLAKE.
1897 James Irwin, Coombe Martin, Devon and registered at Barnstable.
1940 Alfred J. Smith, Bristol
1946 Reported as sold to Greek Islands owners, under Panama flag.
by 1954 Yugoslavian owners registered at Split. 
Vessel history
Originally intended as BORDER GLEN for John G Frew.
10/04/1893 mortgaged 64/64th to Burrell & Son. £1440 + 5%.
18/08/1896 Mortgage discharged.
1896 Stranded and heavily damaged off Iona; subsequently refloated and repaired
1953 Beached at Piraeus following a collision.
1953 Reportedly lengthened during repair and subsequently sold to Yugoslavian owners 
Remarks
1897 to 1940 - She was a familiar sight transporting soft fruit, mainly strawberries from Combe-Martin to jam making factories in South Wales, returning to North Devon with coal.
WW2 - served as a water supply boat for armed forces in the southwest area; Milford Haven, Salcombe, Plymouth and Weymouth.
believed at some time owned by Andrew Drummond. 
End year Fate / Status
  Unknown  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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