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Name Official number Flag IMO
VELOCITY    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1821  01/05/1821  05/1821 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny, Dumbarton Castle Green   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
215 grt / 144 nrt / 134 burthen 118' 8"  20' 2"  11' 6"   
Engine builder Greenhead Foundry Co., Glasgow
Engine detail

1835 new engine by J. & W. Napier, Glasgow 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Aberdeen & Leith Steam Yacht Co (Robert Catto & others), Aberdeen  Aberdeen   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/1825 Aberdeen, Leith & Clyde Shipping Co., Aberdeen

7/1844 W Duthie, Aberdeen
9/1844 Aberdeen & Newcastle Steam Navigation Co. 
Vessel history

1833 lengthened by Nicol Reid & Co, Aberdeen, 149t burthen, 122'0" x 20'3" x 11'6"
1833 commenced Leith - Kirkwall service


1844 lengthened by Alexander Duthie & Co., Aberdeen, then 145.0 ft, 266 grt. 

Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1848  Stranded 25/10/1848 
Disposal Detail
Stranded on Aberdeen Pier, total loss. 
 

 



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