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Name Official number Flag IMO
BETA  68072  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  11/1873   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Jordanvale  66 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1087 grt / 677 nrt / 235.1 ft  28.5 ft  22.1 ft  14.7 ft 
Engine builder Clyde Bank Foundry , J. & G. Thomson, Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl (33½" & 58½" x 36") 160nhp, 1 screw
Tripled in 1897 by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, 226nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Cunard, London  Glasgow  26/01/1874 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1888 William Anderson Black - Pickford & Black, Halifax NS
12/1898 Halifax & West India Steamship Co Ltd - mng Robert Pickford & Black, Halifax 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1908  Wrecked 22/02/1908 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked on Grand Turk Island (Halifax for Jamaica) 
 

 



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