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Name Official number Flag IMO
VALDIVIA  7042  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1853  06/08/1853   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Cartsdyke West  30 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
573 grt / 395 nrt / 128.5 ft  21.1 ft  10.4 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2cyl simple 10.1kn. 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Pacific Steam Navigation Co, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
After trial with a report suggesting 10.25 knots at 40rpm, the propellor was changed at Liverpool, to a Griffith's Patent Screw giving 10.5 knots at 30rpm. 
Remarks
PSNC's 1st screw steamer and only such with wooden hull.
 
End year Fate / Status
1857  Stranded  
Disposal Detail
Stranded and lost near Valparaiso 
 

 



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