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Name Official number Flag IMO
JUNO    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1837     
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan, Greenock Cartsdyke East   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
621 grt /  / 362 burthen 159.8 ft  22.8 ft  16.8 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2cyl 57"x68" 250nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Saint George Steam Packet Co, Dublin  Dublin  17/03/1837 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1841 J W Sutherland & J Mitchell (Benjamin Boyd?), London
1/1847 G C Forbes, Sydney NSW - reg Sydney
6/1847 Benjamin Boyd, Sydney
1848 William S Boyd, Sydney
8/1849 William Dawes, Sydney
1849 Henry Moore, Sydney
6/1851 Spanish Government, Manila - reg Manila 
Vessel history
26/6/1841 departed London under sail
25/3/1842 arrived Sydney NSW
1847 made first steam voyage to New Zealand
1851 on Sydney-Manila service 
Remarks
Originally 50 saloon passengers, 200 steerage 
End year Fate / Status
1853  Wrecked 24/10/1853 
Disposal Detail
22/10/1853 sprang leak during heavy weather (Sydney for Manila, with mails, sapan wood and 2 passengers)
24/10/1853 rising water extinguished boilers and she was put ashore to prevent her sinkiing 1 mile N of the Manning River NSW and subsequently broke up. Six lives lost, including one passenger. 
 

 



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