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Name Official number Flag IMO
RED GAUNTLET  49918  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1864  13/04/1864  23/05/1864 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Co., Greenock Cartsdyke East  108 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
266 grt / 173 nrt / 201.4 ft  21.1 ft  9.5 ft   
Engine builder Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2cyl 120nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Boyle, London  London  25/05/1864 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1/3/1865 Confederate Government 
Vessel history
Built as a blockade runner
16 & 26/5/1864 trials
4/8/1864 successfully ran the blockade into Mobile AL form Havana
8/1864 trapped at Mobile by Union blockade, and used as a Confederate army transport
12/4/1865 evacuated via River Tombigbee to Gainsville AL
6/1865 captured by Union forces at Gainsville 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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