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Name Official number Flag IMO
VOORWAARTS    NLD   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  14/07/1874   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  176 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2801 grt / 2024 nrt / 368 ft  37 ft 2 in     
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw, steam compound
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
'Nederland' Stoomvaart Maatschappij      
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1898 G.B.Lavarello
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1899  Wrecked 05/01/1899 
Disposal Detail
She left Cardiff on New Year's Day laden with coal for Genoa and sprang a leak. Her captain and 12 men took to the boats but they swamped and all drowned. Eleven men left on her elected to stay aboard and were taken off by the Newquay lifeboat on the 3rd. As she was seen to be still afloat the next day the eleven men asked to be put aboard and taken in tow. Unfortunately she ship, due to the amount of water she had taken in, became unmanageable and the men were taken off again. This was about 15 miles SW of Lundy Island. The ship then drove ashore and broke in two

 
 

 



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