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Name Official number Flag IMO
ECONOMIST  29154  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1860  03/09/1860   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald Denny, Dumbarton Church Yard  21 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
572 grt / 389 nrt / 191.0 ft  26.1 ft  17.6 ft   
Engine builder Tulloch & Denny, Dumbarton
Engine detail
Twin C2cyl 2 x 13",34"x24" 100nhp 1-screw
Experimental engine with 2 high-pressure concentric cylinders inside, with 2 outer low-pressure cylinders
Engine No.68 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Samuel Stitt, Liverpool & Peter Denny, Dumbarton  Liverpool  10/12/1860 
Other names
1862 BONITA - 1863 CYCLOOP 
Subsequent owner and registration history
5/1861 Peter Denny, Dumbarton - reg Glasgow
12/61 Richard George Bushby, Liverpool.
8/1862 Melchior George Klingender, Liverpool
2/1863 Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij NV (KNSM), Amsterdam - reg Amsterdam 
Vessel history
5/1861 John Tulloch commissioned to sell (revoked 8/1861).
8/1861 chartered to Howland & Aspinwall, New York
12/1861 Purchased by R G Bushby on behalf of Fraser Trenholm & Co as blockade runner
3-4/1862 made one successful run Bermuda-Charleston-Nassau-Liverpool. 8/1862 hired to the Confederacy as a supply transport, bringing goods to the islands for onward transport by blockade runners, and cotton in return

29/1/1865 CYCLOOP collided with Gibraltar brig ELIZABETH in western Channel, causing damage. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1874   24/10/1874 
Disposal Detail
Sprang leak and abandoned east of Bornholm, Baltic Sea (St Petersburg for Rotterdam). Taken in tow by steamer HERMANN, but sank in 55.11N 17.40E 
 

 



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