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Name Official number Flag IMO
BARWON  45255  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1863  22/05/1863   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Steele & Co., Greenock Cartsburn  35 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
367 grt / 311 nrt / 172.3 ft  21.6 ft  14.0 ft  13 ft 5 in 
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1-Screw, Steam 2cy, 90nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Robert Little, Harry Neill & John Neill, Greenock & Belfast   Greenock   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1867 S. G. Henty, Melbourne. 
Vessel history
24/06/1866 stranded at Lonsdale Bay, near Melbourne, but salved and repaired. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1871  Wrecked 03/04/1871 
Disposal Detail
While steaming Adelaide to Sydney with 28 passengers, struck a reef in foggy conditions off Cape Bridgewater and sank before it could be beached.  
 

 



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