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Name Official number Flag IMO
AFRICA  1821  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1850  28/06/1850   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Wood Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Steele & Co., Greenock Rue End   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2227 grt / 1216 nrt / 265.2 ft  37.2 ft  27.2 ft   
Engine builder Robert Napier & Sons, Govan
Engine detail
2cyl side lever. 814 nhp.
Engine 1010 tons. Napier No.127  

First owner First port of register Registration date
The British & North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, Glasgow  Glasgow  17/09/1850 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
07/1867 (re-styled) The British & North American Steam Packet Company
01/1868 J. & G.Thomson, Govan (part exchange for SAMARIA).
07/1868 H. Moore, Glasgow 
Vessel history
13/10/1850 Builder's certificate
26/10/1850 Maiden voyage.
Engine 1010 tons 814nhp eng Napier NO. 127.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1869  Register Closed 23/09/1869 
Disposal Detail
Register closed after being broken up. 
 

 



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