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Name Official number Flag IMO
JAPAN  25090  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1858  06/10/1857   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Cartsdyke West  57 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2667 grt / 1814 nrt / 2300 disp 320.6 ft  40.0 ft  17.4 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2cyl 400nhp 2000ihp 12kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Henry F Tiarks, London  Greenock  20/11/1858 
Other names
PRINZESSIN VON JOINVILLE (launched) - 1860 JAPON 
Subsequent owner and registration history
(intended) Hamburg Brazilianische Packetschiffahrt Gesellschaft, Hamburg
1860 French Navy 
Vessel history
Ordered for Germany-Brazil passenger/mail service but company closed before completion.
1860 purchased by French Navy - hospital ship in China.
1863 armed transport.
1870 transport for torpedo boat squadron.
1884 schoolship for torpedo boat squadron at Toulon.
1895 based at Saigon
1898 coaling and supply ship for the Levant Fleet (2500t coal).
22/11/1902 stricken from navy list.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1903  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1903 sold at Toulon for demolition, then sank in Marseille port.
8/1903 refloated and broken up at Marseille 
 

 



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