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Name Official number Flag IMO
OSCAR  598  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1850  03/1850   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Woodyard  16 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
330 grt / 197 nrt / 135 ft  23.2 ft  13.2 ft   
Engine builder Coates & Young, Laggan Foundry, Belfast
Engine detail
2cyl. 8½ - 15in. 75hp.

1872 N/E C.2cyl. 50hp by William King & Co, Glasgow. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Robert Henderson and others, Belfast     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
16/03/1853 registered at Belfast.
1861 William Sloan & Co, Glasgow.
1870 Dingwall & Skye Railway Co, Inverness. 
Vessel history
20.12.1850 arrived in Belfast having been sailed under canvas where engines were to be installed.
Lengthened to 159.6ft by date unknown, but possibly before delivery to owners.
1853 236nrt. 
Remarks
Laid down by Denny Brothers in 1847, Yard 19, and completed by William Denny Brothers with their Yard 16 allocated. 
End year Fate / Status
1882  Collision 15/07/1882 
Disposal Detail
Sank after collision with the steamer BREEZE off Flamborough Head. 
 

 



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