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Name Official number Flag IMO
BLAZER  16166  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1856  1856   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd, Kelvinhaugh Front Yard  11 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
337 grt / 212 nrt / 150.4 ft  23.1 ft  13.1 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2cyl 180nhp
(unconfirmed engine-builder, but possible Hoby & Co) 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Tyrer, Thomas Bold & Edward Heath (Liverpool Steam Tug Co), Liverpool.  Liverpool  01/07/1856 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/1860 Liverpool Steam Tug Co, Liverpool
4/1882 David W Roberts, Birkenhead 
Vessel history
18/6/1856 sailed Clyde for Liverpool
15/1/1865 towing Liverpool Lifeboat No.1 to assist survivors of foundering of ps LELIA off Great Orme - lifeboat swamped in gale and seven of the eleven lifeboatmen were drowned
5/1882 sold at auction without engine, to be broken up
8/1882 again for sale at auction 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1883  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
16/12/1883 register closed as "broken up in 1883" 
 

 



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