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Name Official number Flag IMO
ARTIZAN  11539  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1856  1856   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Thomas B Seath & Co, Partick, Glasgow Partick 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
54 grt / 34 nrt / 113.3 ft  12.1 ft  6.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
Two cylinders 40 NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas B Seath & John Reid, Glasgow and Thomas Steele, Ayr - mng T B Seath, Glasgow  Glasgow  31/01/1856 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
29/7/1857 Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland, Dublin - reg Dublin.
1860 Great Southern & Western Railway, Dublin.  
Vessel history
24/5/1856 commenced service from the old weir at Glasgow Green to Rutherglen Quay. Carried 800 passengers from Rutherglen to Glasgow on first day and, in one four month period, 36,000 passengers.
1857 on River Shannon service Athlone-Killaloe. Steamed to Limerick, cut in half and rejoined at Athlone.
1861 laid up 
Remarks
Immediately after the launch of this vessel, Seath transferred his operations from Meadowside to Rutherglen. 
End year Fate / Status
1863  Abandoned  
Disposal Detail
1863 Abandoned at Athlone (broken up later?).  
 

 



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