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Name Official number Flag IMO
LORD CLYDE  44574  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1862  03/07/1862   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Paddle Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Cartsdyke Mid  97 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
778 grt / 457 nrt / 237 ft 5 in  26 ft 1 in  14 ft 8 in   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
SL2cyl 350nhp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Dublin & Glasgow Sailing & Steam Packet Company (Joseph Boyce, Thomas Richardson & Alexander Packer), Dublin   Liverpool  27/09/1862 
Other names
6/1863 ADVANCE (or A D VANCE) - 1864 USS ADVANCE - 1865 USS FROLIC 
Subsequent owner and registration history
5/1863 Confederate State of North Carolina
12/1863 CSNC and Power, Low & Co, Wilmington NC
1864 US Navy
1865 renamed USS FROLIC
1883 sold, USA
 
Vessel history
For Dublin-Glasgow service, cargo, passengers and livestock.
18/9/1862 trials
23/9/1862 sailed Greenock for Dublin
4/1863 chartered for three weeks as a troopship between Dublin and Glasgow
25/5/1863 sailed Clyde for Cardiff and Nassau
1863 Nassau. (aka A. D. VANCE and AD-VANCE in disguise). When she left for Nassau, her cargo is reputed to have included 476 kegs of gunpowder valued at £2340.
10/9/1864 captured by the USS SANTIAGO DE CUBA. Taken into USN as ADVANCE.
1877 decommissioned and laid up "in ordinary" until 1883 
Remarks
The Governor of North Carolina in 1863 was Zebulon B Vance.
Officially the name was ADVANCE, but commonly reported as A D VANCE 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
scrapped 1883? 
 

 



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