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Name Official number Flag IMO
CARDIFF CASTLE  3357  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1844  03/06/1844   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Excursion  Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Cartsdyke West 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
167 grt / 96 nrt / 170.3 ft  19.0 ft  9.3 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
Double diagonal, 84 nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Campbell, Watson & Finlay (Glasgow Castle Steam Packet Co), Glasgow.   Glasgow  16/10/1844 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1846 Glasgow & Liverpool Steam Shipping Co, Glasgow
1851 William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton
1851 William F Johnston, Neil McGill and Dugald Keir, Glasgow
4/1861 Buchanan & Williamson.
1861 A. Watson.
By 1867 John Dove, Glasgow.
 
Vessel history
1851 on Glasgow-Rothesay service
1857 177grt 67nrt 
Remarks
27/07/1847 boiler burst as she departed Kilmun causing panic by some passengers with one child's injury feared to prove fatal.  
End year Fate / Status
1868  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
17/01/1868 is the date of the certificate giving the advice of breaking up. The event would be earlier and, just possibly, in 1867. 
 

 



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