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Name Official number Flag IMO
JOHN BURBERY  84660  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1881  06/08/1881   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co, Campbeltown Trench Point  15 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
301 grt / 148 nrt / 145.0 ft  22.1 ft  9.3 ft   
Engine builder J. & T. Young, Ayr
Engine detail
C2cyl (19 & 36 x 27in), 55nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John W Dowson (Dowson & Harley), Cardiff  Cardiff  21/09/1881 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1883 Steamship John Burbery Co Ltd - mng J J Mack & Sons, Liverpool - reg Liverpool 
Vessel history
16/8/1881 arrived Ayr from Campbeltown (for fitting of engine?)

21/2/1897 severely damaged in Fleetwood Docks by ship FALLS OF AFTON (1974grt/1882 Russell Yd 46) which went adrift after breaking moorings in a gale - repaired
7/4/1899 struck rock and holed off Avonmouth (London for Bristol with cement) when shifting anchorage under pilotage and beached - funnel almost covered at high water; by 28/4 refloated and discharging in Bristol 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1899  Sank 22/09/1899 
Disposal Detail
Struck on Lowca Point in a gale and sank between Harrington and Whitehaven on passage Garston for Harrington with coal - crew got ashore. Broke in two and total loss. 
 

 



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