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Name Official number Flag IMO
EAGLE  22927  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1852  1852   
Vessel type Vessel description
River Steamer Passenger  Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Denny, Dumbarton Albert Yard  20 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
176 grt / 110 nrt / 167.0 ft  16.1 ft  8.3 ft   
Engine builder Macnab & Clark, Greenock
Engine detail
2cyl 70/80nhp
(66tons) 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alexander & William Denny & others, Dumbarton  Port Glasgow  18/05/1852 
Other names
186x JEANETTE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
4/1853 Eagle Steamer Co (Williamson, Buchanan & Cook), Glasgow - reg Glasgow
3/1856 William Buchanan, Rothesay and others
1863 George Wigg, London (for The Navigation Company, Nassau) 
Vessel history
Initially on Glasgow-Rothesay-Kyles of Bute-Arran passenger service
1856 on Glasgow-Arran direct service
6/2/1856 severely damaged and buckled by hurricane while wintering in Bowling Bay - repaired (probably when changed from twin to single funnel), 147g 92n, 169.9 x 16.3 x 8.3ft;
1860 147grt 76nrt.
1863 converted to US Civil War blockade runner and made one return trip from Nassau, Bahamas to Wilmington NC, followed by three successful trips to Galveston TX

18/5/1863 captured by USS OCTORARA coming out of Charleston
186x sold under the name JEANETTE and returned to blockade running
1/1865 ran blockade form Havana to Galveston
7/1865 operated Tampico to Havana 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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