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Name Official number Flag IMO
COLUMBIA  44861     
Year built Date launched Date completed
1862  19/04/1862   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald Denny, Dumbarton Church Yard  24 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
392 grt / 301 nrt / 174.4 ft  24.1 ft  13.4 ft   
Engine builder Alexander Denny, Dumbarton
Engine detail
1-screw, Steam 2cyl, 100nhp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas S Begbie, London   London   
Other names
USS COLUMBIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1862 US Navy as gunboat 
Vessel history
US Civil War blockade runner
3/8/1862 captured off Florida inward for Charleston SC by USS SANTIAGO DE CUBA
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1863  Wrecked 14/01/1863 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked off Masonboro Inlet, near Wilmington NC and burned to avoid capture 
 

 



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