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Name Official number Flag IMO
RICHARD KING  99203  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1891  22/06/1891  08/1891 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Towing  Steel & Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Gourlay Brothers & Co., Dundee Camperdown  147 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
327 grt / 17 nrt / 150.0 ft  26.7 ft  12.9 ft   
Engine builder Gourlay Brothers & Co., Dundee
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl (15, 25 & 40 - 27in) 160psi 200nhp 1400ihp 13kn, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Gordon Lyon, Dundee  Dundee   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
24/7/1891 Walter Pearce, London (agent for Natal Harbour Board) - reg Port Natal
9/11/1891 Natal Harbour Board, Port Natal
1910 Union Government of South Africa - Department of Railways and Harbours
1930 (reg Durban)
1939 Portuguese buyers in Lourenço Marques 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
J G Lyon was a partner in Gourlay & Co 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
5/5/1939 British registration closed as "converted to a houseboat" (at Port Natal? for Lourenço Marques?) 
 

 



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