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Name Official number Flag IMO
EDINA  10286  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1865  01/02/1865   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Jordanvale  12 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
338 grt / 230 nrt / 166.3 ft  23.7 ft  12.9 ft   
Engine builder James Aitken & Co, Glasgow
Engine detail
Inv. Simple 2cyl (30x27) 20psi, 70hp. 1 screw.

1880 Re-engined, C2cyl (23 & 40 x 27in), 70nhp by Hawthorns & Co, Leith 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Donald Currie, John Buchanan & Alexander Blackwood (Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co, Leith).  Leith  17/03/1865 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1877 James Currie & others (Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co, Leith)
1899 Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co Ltd, Leith 
Vessel history
1870 lengthened by Hawthorn & Co, Leith: 428grt 268nrt, 191.0 x 23.7 x 12.9 ft.
c1887 403grt 232nrt;
1889 452grt 275nrt;
1895 472grt 272nrt;
c1905 455grt 262nrt. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Gunfire 17/08/1917 
Disposal Detail
Captured by U-55 and sunk by gunfire when 30 miles SE of Store Dimun, Faroe Islands (Leith for Siglufjord). No casualties. 
 

 



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