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Name Official number Flag IMO
HAWARDEN CASTLE  87076  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1883  11/01/1883   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  269 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4241 grt / 2722 nrt / 380.6 ft  48.2 ft  31.4 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (50 & 90 x 60in), 600nhp, 1-screw
1891 engine tripled 

First owner First port of register Registration date
D. Currie & Co., London  London   
Other names
1902 CYRIL 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1896 Castle Mail Packets Co. Ltd. - D. Currie & Co.
1900 Union-Castle Mail S.S. Co. Ltd - D. Currie & Co.
1902 Booth S.S. Co. Ltd., Liverpool 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
To have been named Ardtornish Castle but changed in reference to the Welsh home of D. Currie's friend, W. E. Gladstone.  
End year Fate / Status
1905  Collision 05/09/1905 
Disposal Detail
Collided with S.S. ANSELM 4 miles below Curralinho, River Amazon when outbound from Manaos with a full cargo of rubber and sank in 70ft. of water. The cargo valued at £110,000 was salvaged, but the CYRIL was a total loss.  
 

 



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