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Name Official number Flag IMO
SNIPE  89927  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1884  30/04/1884   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co, Campbeltown Trench Point  25 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
319 grt / 122 nrt / 142.0 ft  23.2 ft  11.0 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (19, 36 x 27in), 55nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alexander M Hay (J. Hay & Sons,) Glasgow  Glasgow  09/06/1884 
Other names
09/07/1908 VIRAGO - 15/07/1910 YUNGAY - 25/07/1916 EMILY EVESON 
Subsequent owner and registration history
03/05/1888 Alexander M Hay declared bankrupt
05/06/1888 by mortgagees to Henry Burton, Newport.
xx/xx/1890 R. Burton and Son, Newport.
20/06/1898 R. Burton and Son Ltd., Newport.
01/06/1908 Robert Gilchrist and Co. (Francis Johnston, manager), Liverpool.
16/06/1910 John J. Best, Liverpool.
21/06/1910 Fred Steamship Co. Ltd. (Thomas G. Best, manager), Liverpool.
21/07/1916 G.J. Eveson Coal and Coke Co. Ltd. (Ernest Blackburn, manager), Birmingham.
24/10/1916 Steamship Emily Eveson Co. Ltd. (Ernest Blackburn, manager), Birmingham.
12/02/1918 Cook Shipping Co. Ltd. (John H. Davies, manager), Swansea.
08/04/1919 Letricheux Line Ltd. (Letricheux and David Ltd., managers), Swansea.
21/06/1919 William R. Barrett, Swansea.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
In Lloyd's Register - Jersey Steamship Company is the given initial owner but not in registration docs. 
End year Fate / Status
1922  Wrecked 20/05/1922 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked west of Alderney whilst on a voyage from Swansea to Rouen with a cargo of coal.

09/10/1922 Register closed.
 
 

 



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