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Name Official number Flag IMO
CHEVY CHASE  3620  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1849  1848   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Denny Brothers, Dumbarton   24 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
370 grt / 285 nrt / 450om, c500dwt 156.1 ft  22.8 ft  12.9 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2cyl 100nhp, 1-screw

1869 re-engined by Thompson, Boyd & Co, Spring Gardens Engine Works, Newcastle
C2cyl 19",34"x26" 80nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
J Ormston, Newcastle and William Pearson, Hull,  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
by1867 Tyne Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
by9/1881 Thomas Gentles, South Shields - reg South Shields (1883)
by1889 T S Blues, South Shields
1889 D/S 'Chevy Chase' - mng H A Haraldsen, Tønsberg - reg Tønsberg
1892 mng Alf Monsen, Tønsberg 
Vessel history
built for Newcastle-Hamburg service
19/1/1849 on trials
1/2/1849 sailed Greenock for Newcastle
23/2/1849 arrived Newcastle from Hamburg leaking (part cargo jettisoned)
1853 also operated Hull-Continent for Brownlow, Pearson & Co
22/3/1854 off Shields, ran into Sunderland steamer CHAMPION, which sank
1855 on Newcastle-Rotterdam service for Ormston, Dobson & Co
5/4/1855 aground in Molenhaven, Brielle
by1867 --grt 254nrt
1869 re-engined and reboilered (and lengthened? 360grt 218nrt, 161.2 x 24.1 x 13.0ft)
27/9/1881 ran into off Whitby (Tyne for Rouen) by French steamer AMITIE
 
Remarks
Allocated in WDB re-organisation as yard number 17. 
End year Fate / Status
1896  Collision 04/01/1896 
Disposal Detail
4/1/1896 inbound from Christiania, collided in Woolwich Reach, River Thames with steamer RATHLIN; bow heavily damaged. Condemned and later scrapped. 
 

 



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