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Name Official number Flag IMO
RIVER BOYNE  55054  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1867  08/01/1867   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Sailing Vessel 3 Masted Barque
Builder Yard Yard no
Dobie & Co., Govan Old Yard  20 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
498 grt / 498 nrt / 154.1 ft  27.8 ft  17.3 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Hargrove, James Fergusson & Edward Jackson, Liverpool  Liverpool  24/01/1867 
Other names
1886 SIRIUS - 1900 RIVER BOYNE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1879 Gavin B Millar, Glasgow
1886 J O Williamson & Day, Hamburg - reg Hamburg
189x J D Björkegren, Sweden - reg Cimbriahavn
1897 Handelsbolaget L J Björkegren & Co, Sweden
1899 Channel Dry Docks Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Passage West, Cork
1900 Ernest Elbe - mng George C Elliott, Sydney NSW - reg London
c1901 George C Elliott and Ernest Elbe, Sydney NSW - reg Sydney NSW
1908 James Paterson & Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne - reg Melbourne
1932 Victorian Lighterage Pty Ltd, Melbourne
1956 Cambrian Salvage Pty Ltd, Melbourne
 
Vessel history
by1889 500grt 479nrt; by1896 507grt 494nrt; 1897 511grt 462nrt
10/1898 partially dismasted (main and mizzen lost and bulwarks damaged)
11/1/1899 auctioned at Leith (sails & rigging separately)
1899 towed to Passage West for repair and rerigged as a barquentine; 466nrt
1907 converted to a lighter 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1959  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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