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Name Official number Flag IMO
BALBEC  1288  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1853  09/11/1852   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Woodyard  36 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
838 grt / 615 nrt / 206.5 ft  29.4 ft  17.0 ft   
Engine builder Tulloch & Denny, Dumbarton
Engine detail
2cyl geared, 180hp, 1 screw
1873 C2cyl 130hp by James Jack, Rollo & Co., Liverpool 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The British & Foreign Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow  Glasgow  18/01/1853 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
07/1878 Cunard Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool 
Vessel history
Ordered by Joseph Gee & Co., Hull but sold on the stocks 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1884  Beached 28/03/1884 
Disposal Detail
Beached at Nanjizel Cove, Cornwall after striking a submerged object off the Longships on passage Liverpool for Le Havre.
CTL. 
 

 



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