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Name Official number Flag IMO
NAHMA  106047  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1897  19/02/1897   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Clydebank Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Clydebank   300 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1740 grt / 970 nrt / 288.8 ft  36.7 ft  17.7 ft   
Engine builder Clydebank Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 x T4cyl 22½",38",40",40"x27" 236nhp 4250ihp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
George L Watson, Glasgow  Glasgow  27/11/1896 
Other names
1923 ISTAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
30/11/1896 Robert W Goelet, New York
1899 Mrs Louise Goelet, New York (after death of husband)
1912 Robert W Goelet, New York
1923 Jeremiah Brown & Co Ltd - mng G E Millner, Alderney - reg Glasgow
1925 Lt Cdr Charles L Kerr & Robin Thynne, London - reg Southampton
1927 Marine Products Ltd - mng Charles Robinson, Southampton 
Vessel history
10/1898 reported purchased by Sir Thomas Lipton for £80,000; but not completed
6/1917 requisitioned by United States Navy as section patrol vessel NAHMA (SP-771)
9/1919 returned to owner
1927 1598grt 617nrt
1923 reported to be engaged in rum-running from Canada during US Prohibition 
Remarks
Sister of Ogden Goelet's MAYFLOWER

1898 Rumoured [source?] bought by Lipton for £80,000 but Goelet family seems to have been repurchased, certainly by 1903.
Extensively used by Robert W Goelet from 1899 (his mother died in 1912)
 
End year Fate / Status
1930  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Q4/1930 broken up in South Africa, sold while laid up at Port Natal 
 

 



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