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Name Official number Flag IMO
YORKSHIREMAN    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1853  22/09/1853  12/1853 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald Denny, Dumbarton Church Yard 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
547 grt /  / 615 bm 205.9 ft  24.5 ft  13.5 ft   
Engine builder Tulloch & Denny, Dumbarton
Engine detail
SL2cyl 60"60"x66" 250bhp
Engine No.16
(later used in WATERLOO (ON 8013)
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
H J Hare (Midland Railway Co) - mng Morecambe Steam Packet Co  Lancaster  27/12/1853 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
For Belfast-Morecambe service
27/12/1853 maiden sailing from Morecambe 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1854  Wrecked 04/01/1854 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked on third trip at Ballywilliam Point, north of Donaghadee, Ireland in snowstorm (Morecambe for Belfast). Crew and single passenger saved. Broke in two.
3/2/1854 midships/aft section (including machinery) auctioned at Donaghadee - bow section ashore - bought by Tulloch & Denny
5/1854 part salved.
Returned to Archibald Denny yard and rebuilt as WATERLOO (Yd 4, ON 8013)(qv) 
 

 



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