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Name Official number Flag IMO
GENOVA  14544  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1850  08/08/1850  13/09/1850 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Denny, Dumbarton Albert Yard  13 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
526 grt / 349 nrt / 430 dwt 163.5 ft  24.5 ft  15 ft   
Engine builder James & George Thomson, Finnieston, Glasgow
Engine detail
2cyl 140hp, 1-screw

c11/1857 re-engined and re-boilered, 2cyl 110nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
McKean, McLarty & Co, Glasgow  Glasgow  19/09/1850 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
launched for Anglo-Italian Steam Navigation Co (George Henderson and others)
1855 A Sword & Co, Glasgow.
1859 F Tamplin, Liverpool - reg Liverpool.
1864 Harrington & Co, Liverpool.
1866 William Pennington & Co, Liverpool
1867 John D Hewitt, London 
Vessel history
Built for Liverpool-Italy service
4/1853 fitted with Sir Thomas Mitchell's "boomerang screw propeller" for trials on the Mersey. Speed was improved by over 1 knot compared with conventional screw. Propeller was retained at least for later voyage to Canada.
1857 re-engined
by1858 18 x 1st class passengers 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1868  Wrecked 13/01/1868 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked near St Michael's (São Miguel Island), Azores. 
 

 



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