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Name Official number Flag IMO
CALEDONIAN  67497  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  30/04/1874   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  170 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
521 grt / 331 nrt / 201.0 ft  26.1 ft  12.9 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (30 & 56 x 36in) 150nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Robert Henderson Sr & Jr, Belfast and John Moffat, Ardrossan  Ardrossan  09/06/1874 
Other names
1902 GUASCA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1876 Robert Henderson Junior, Belfast
1876 Ardrossan Shipping Co, Ardrossan - mng Robert Henderson & Sons, Belfast
7/1891 William Sloan & Co, Glasgow - reg Glasgow
7/1894 James J Mack (John J Mack and Sons), Liverpool - reg Liverpool
1/2/1902 William B Baring - mng William W Craig, Liverpool
4/1902 Salgado & Cía - mng C B de Macedo and J B Salgado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  
Vessel history
1881 521grt 263nrt; 1889 507grt 226nrt; 1890 537grt 237nrt; 1894 553grt 264nrt; 1895 543grt 243nrt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1907  Collision 05/12/1907 
Disposal Detail
Sank off Cananéia, (Paranaguá for Santos with timber, and 70 on board) after a collision with Argentine freighter SAN LORENZO (935g/1903), due to low visibility and poor communications between the vessels. GUASCA was struck amidships by SAN LORENZO and sank in a few minutes. 29 lives lost. 
 

 



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