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Name Official number Flag IMO
CALYPSO  3273  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1855  15/04/1855   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald Denny, Dumbarton Church Yard 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
536 grt / 364 nrt / 190.3 ft  27.1 ft  13.7 ft   
Engine builder Tulloch & Denny, Dumbarton
Engine detail
2cyl 135nhp, 1-screw
Engine No.29

1870 new engine & boiler: 2cyl steeple 48",48"x42" 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Bristol General Steam Navigation Co, Bristol  Bristol  26/05/1855 
Other names
1863 USS CALYPSO - 1866 WINCHESTER 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1862 Edward Pembroke, London
12/1862 John Fraser & Co, Charleston SC
4/1863 Steamship Calypso Co, Charleston SC
10/1863 United States Navy
1/1866 Woodruff & Beach, New York - reg New York
1870 Panama Railroad Co, New York
c1873 Pacific Mail Steamship Co, New York 
Vessel history
1850s hired as troop carrier in Crimean War.
1-6/1863 Confederate States blockade runner
6/1863 captured by USS FLORIDA attempting to enter Old Inlet, Wilmington, North Carolina
10/1863 commissioned in US Navy
1866 487grt, 170.2 x 27.4 x 14.0ft
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1886    
Disposal Detail
1886 reported to have been broken up or abandoned 
 

 



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