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Name Official number Flag IMO
INVENTOR  78801  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1878  17/07/1878  22/08/1878 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Jordanvale  98 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2291 grt / 1536 nrt / 3139 dwt 325.8 ft  34.0 ft  25.8 ft   
Engine builder John and James Thomson, Glasgow
Engine detail
Compound 2cyl (35&70x48in) 280nhp 1screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas Harrison and others, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
18/12/1884 Charente Steamship Co Ltd - mng T & J Harrison, Liverpool
14/10/1905 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co Ltd - mng Lamport & Holt, Liverpool
1918 D Escobar y Cia, Buenos Aires
1923 D Pedretti, Buenos Aires
1923 E Ross y Cia, Valparaiso 
Vessel history
c1889: 2222grt 1441nrt

c1895: 2291grt 1445nrt

10/9/1904 collided with and sank Strick Line's GOOLISTAN (2746grt/1898) 170 miles off Lisbon, killing six of her crew.

From 1905 used as a storage hulk at Buenos Aires by Lamport & Holt

1918 deleted from British register

1920 re-commissioned as a merchant vessel
End year Fate / Status
1925  Beached 21/11/1925 
Disposal Detail
Sprang a leak and beached at Caniçal, Madeira (Valparaiso for Genoa with scrap iron). 


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