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Name Official number Flag IMO
MARCHIONESS OF BREADALBANE  18197  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1847  09/03/1847   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Denny Brothers, Dumbarton   11 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
135 grt / 81 nrt / 140.1 ft  17.0 ft  7.3 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Denny, Dumbarton.   Port Glasgow  26/07/1847 
Other names
1857 Pasha of Egypt via P&O.  
Subsequent owner and registration history
(Loch Lomond Steamboat Co - intended)
1847 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
12/1847 Mehmet Ali, Pasha of Egypt - Transit Authority, Cairo 
Vessel history
Ordered by Loch Lomond SB Co but not accepted due to draught being too great.
1847 purchased by P&O and presented to the Pasha
1/10/1847 sailed from Greenock for Egypt
25/12/1847 arrived Alexandria via Malta and Candia
1848 in service on River Nile, between Atfeh and Cairo, as part of the 'overland route', linking with P&O's mail steamer service
 
Remarks
1847 transfer to the Pasha of Egypt in contemporary newspapers and P&O History; other sources erroneously give 1857. 
End year Fate / Status
  Unknown  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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